Star Alliance opens 600m2 Lounge at Rio de Janeiro airport

| December 12, 2016

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Star Alliance opened a new and exclusive Lounge at Galeão - Tom Jobim International Airport (RIOgaleão), in Rio de Janeiro. The new VIP room is located on level 3 of the new international departures zone in Terminal 2 and is accessible to eligible Star Alliance customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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