This month, the leading fitness club operator opened the first terminal gym “MyFitness” within an airport terminal. The gym is located in the Departure area at Gate 6 of Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. It is fully featured with the art, internet connection, as well as the specialist training machines and a stretching area.
The chairman of MyFitness Erkki Torn comments, “We are truly delighted to provide travelers with the first free gym right next to the gates of an airport. We know how important keeping fit is to people nowadays and traveling can get in the way of a healthy lifestyle. So we want to give travelers an easy way to keep themselves fit even when they are busy. This provides a healthy way for travelers to occupy their time while waiting to board”.
Mr. Torn continue says that: “We plan to roll out additional features over the coming months to help travelers get the most out of the gym, including a trainer to give advice on using the machines and tips on the best exercises and nutrition tips for long flights. I believe that as airports invest more in entertainment for customers it is likely that more fitness clubs will open at the airports in the future.”
Facilities Available In The Gym:
- The gym is included with an elliptical trainer, treadmill, rowing machine, exercise bicycle and a staircase trainer.
- There also 4 specialist training machines for feet, shoulders, chest and back exercises, plus a stretch area.
- The new My Fitness gym at Airport is free of charge.
- Free Internet connection.
The Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is known as a unique airport in the world. It is one of the quickest airports placed at only 3.5 km from the city center. It transfers the passengers in the world with a taxi journey taking just 10 minutes, which is a convenient destination for a short break or business trip.
The Director of the Estonian Tourist Board Tarmo Mutso commented, “This new airport gym is a fantastic addition to Tallinn Airport and is the latest in a range of innovative features at the airport. We place great importance on looking after our visitors to Estonia and this begins the moment they land in our country.”
He also added, “The airport is already home to a children’s area with a Lotte-themed playhouse (the well-loved Estonian cartoon character), a café where customers can prepare their own sandwiches, and our free library which is open 24 hours a day and operates purely on trust.”
According to the airport guide’s survey, The Tallinn Airport is the best airport in the world. And also has determined its overall traveler’s experience in 2016. The airport is extremely comfortable and clean and very well organized. The Tallinn Airport makes travelers feel truly like home.
The various facilities make this one of Europe’s best airports and that is:
- The easy layout
- Café where passengers can prepare their own sandwiches
- Free sleep pods
- Free Wi-Fi
- Short queues
- Play area for children with a Lotte-themed playhouse
The survey finds that the Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport was ranked the 3rd best airport in Europe and the 9th best in the world.