When it comes to taking good care of their premium customers, particularly in food, international airlines know exactly what to do and how to remain ahead of one another. Here are some of the famous airlines that offer finest cuisines to their first and business class customers at 40,000 feet in the air.
Qatar Airways has hired the services of renowned chefs Nobu Matsuhisa and Vineet Bhatia for creating gourmet meals for their first and business class customers. The airline offers a wine list to its frequent fliers, which is renewed every three months. The first and business class customers are also offered a new wine list during each flight out of Doha. You can look forward to enjoying sipping Rose Champagne from Bollinger, France.
First class passengers are welcomed with a glass of champagne on board their Qantas Airways flights. The airline has also hired the services of mixologists and wine experts from the Rockpool Restaurant Group for selecting award-winning wines and spirits. The airline has also trained over 150 cabin crew as on-board sommeliers who will be helping the first and business class passengers to select the perfect wine to complement with the restaurant in the sky experience. The premium passengers will also be able to enjoy freshly made toast onboard the reconfigured Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 aircrafts.
Turkish Airlines has introduced ‘Flying Chefs’, who cook and oversee food preparations alongside the cabin crew. The first and business class passengers are treated to a fascinating experience of dining in the restaurant in the sky, with an à la carte service. The premium passengers can look forward to enjoying a cup of freshly brewed tea from the ‘samovar’, indulge in homemade lemonade, or drink a variety of international and Turkish wines.
Cathay Pacific Airways
With its on-demand dining, special menus, champagne and fine wines, and caviar, food and beverage is taken up a notch for first class passengers in Cathay Pacific Airways. The passengers can enjoy freshly prepared fried eggs and toast. The customers travelling in business class will enjoy sipping fine wines such as Pietraregia Morellino Di Scansano Riserva DOC Maremma 2011 and Michelle Richardson Pinot Noir Central Otago 2012 , just to name a few.