Autogrill inaugura lo Sky Lounge alla stazione di Milano CentraleAutogrill opens a Sky Lounge in Milan’s Stazione Centrale

An innovative concept designed for chill out, refreshments and information for “people on the move”

A new Sky Lounge has been opened in Milan’s Stazione Centrale. Created by Autogrill in synergy with Sky and dedicated to the 120 million passengers crossing the station every year.

With his 500 square metres , overlooking the platforms, the Sky Lounge is an innovative concept that combines information and gastronomy: 12 Sky theme screens broadcast non-stop entertainment, sport and news programmes while food & beverage is provided for all tastes and needs.

The opening, on 30.06.2010, was attended by Autogrill Group chairman Gilberto Benetton, Sky Italia CEO Tom Mockridge and Grandi Stazioni CEO Fabio Battaggia.

There were also several representatives of local and national government, including mayor of Milan Letizia Moratti, Regione Lombardia president Roberto Formigoni, Provincia di Milano head of finance Luca Squeri and economy vice-Minister Giuseppe Vegas.

A conference was held on the theme of travellers’ passion for sport (“The 2010 World Cup: travellers with a passion”), at which the participants also included Zvonimir Boban and Josè João Altafini.

The Milano Centrale Sky Lounge is the third opened by Autogrill after the airport Sky Lounges at Milano Malpensa in October 2007 and Roma Fiumicino in January 2010.