Jonathan Song | Business Development Director
Plaza Premium Group

Jonathan Song, Business Development Director, Plaza Premium Group

Jonathan Song has strong understanding of Airport Lounge operations, and is experienced in leading new projects for Group Operations.

He was the team leader of the pre-opening setup team for new locations, notably in Abu Dhabi of UAE and Rio de Janeiro of Brazil, where the Group had hired over 200+ staff and opened five Plaza Premium Lounges, two Aerotel - Airport Transit Hotels and one Star Alliance Lounge respectively in these two countries. 

In his current role he leads Global Business Development to perform thorough on-site feasibility study and market analysis on global airport business opportunities for airport lounge, meet & greet service, transit hotel and airport dining. He is directly involved with tender submission, contract negotiation and securing key business relationships with airports and strategic partners. He is also a key member of the Group's Steering Committee that drives the commercial and development strategy.

Jonathan is a strong advocate for technological innovations across the Group, particularly those that drive efficiency and new business opportunities. He is also actively looking for collaborative strategic global partnership opportunities, particularly with Airports, Airlines, Banks and other Loyalty programs.


Day Two @ 14:00

Lounge design and adding value to waiting time

  • Making the lounge stay memorable
  • Inspiring design that reflects the airline's’ brand without overwhelming passengers
  • Being smart with colours, materials and styles
  • Balancing costs against comfort and quality
  • Creating a haven for your premium passengers

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