Articles tagged “airline food”

Scandinavian Airlines Goes Local With Farm-to-Tray-Table Menus

Scandinavian Airlines Goes Local With Farm-to-Tray-Table Menus

Alia Akkam, Skift

For long-haul flights SAS lacks the size and scale to compete with its much larger European competitors. On short-haul routes the airline can't compete with the cost structure of the continent's strongest low-cost-carriers. But there's one place it probably does have an edge: its onboard food.

5 months ago

How Airlines Decide What You’ll Eat and Drink On Board

How Airlines Decide What You’ll Eat and Drink On Board

Brian Sumers, Skift

With their onboard food and drink programs, airlines want to keep passengers happy. But they also want to keep costs reasonable.

7 months ago

Avianca Brasil Is Investing in Food to Help It Leapfrog Rivals

Avianca Brasil Is Investing in Food to Help It Leapfrog Rivals

Esha Dey, Bloomberg

It is lovely that Avianca Brasil serves plantain ceviche in coconut milk with squid and shrimp on some of its long-haul flights. But do you know what will be the make-or-break issue for the airline? It's not food. It's the Brazilian economy. If it roars back, profits will come. If not, menus won't matter.

2 years ago

Airline Food Conundrum – Paid Meals Winning Out Over Freebies

Airline Food Conundrum – Paid Meals Winning Out Over Freebies

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airline food isn't always tasty, but passengers probably shouldn't compare it to what they find in a restaurant. Delivering food to an aircraft is a logistical challenge, and it's amazing the system works as well as it does.

2 years ago

American Is Latest Airline to Bring Back Free Food — on Two Domestic Routes

American Is Latest Airline to Bring Back Free Food — on Two Domestic Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

American took the safe approach in matching Delta on two key routes. It makes sense because carriers don't like to fall behind their competitors on the New York-California flights.

3 years ago