Effective September 1, 2023, ANA will add vegan curry to the light meal menu of its in-flight services. This culinary delight will be available on select routes for international first-class and business-class passengers.
British Airways sets new milestone in In-flight Entertainment, doubling its content catalog.
JAL and Finnair each unveiled new chefs menus celebrating local ingredients and cuisine which will appeal to an international palate.
JAL has introduced a new Japanese menu created by Chef Jun Kurogi for those flying on the airline’s International Business Class.
Virgin America has debuted a new summer menu for the First Class cabin, developed in partnership with Dean & Deluca which offers fresh seasonal fare selections and exclusive ONEHOPE wine–a label produced in collaboration with Rob Mondavi, Jr.
The new Virgin America menu will also include nibbles which the airline describes as: “a curated selection of snacks in the sky.” Passengers can expect tasty caramel popcorn, spicy Cajun snack mix, raw almonds and gummi bears.
All of Virgin America’s menus are updated quarterly with sustainable and fresh ingredients, including local fruits and vegetables, premium meats and artisan breads.
This summer the airline’s menu will feature entrees like the beef Bulgogi Bibimbap in First, and a roast beef and cheddar sandwich on ciabatta bread for Main Cabin flyers, who can order their meal from the airline’s Red® seatback in-flight entertainment system at any time during a flight.
Red’s on-demand menu has an “open tab” feature which lets passengers run a tab throughout the flight and order whatever they like, with a single swipe of their card to pay for it all.
The exclusive offerings of Virgin America’s ONEHOPE Napa Valley Wines include the label’s 2013 Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, especially chosen to remain flavourful despite the palate changes that occur at altitude, with bold, fruity flavours.
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Starting 28 January, SAS will launch an improved service on all its SAS Business long-haul flights featuring a restaurant dining experience with a greater selection of dishes for passengers to enjoy. To coincide with the airline’s renovation of seven existing aircraft and the introduction of new long-haul aircraft in 2015,…