Taste without waste

Qatar Airways last month completed the roll out of its new Economy experience – QUISINE Julie Baxter looks behind the processes

War on waste

delegates at the Sustainability Summit got their heads around some hard-hitting eco facts delivered by experts in the field

Positive partners

Airlines need focused and knowledgeable partners to support their sustainability efforts Julie Baxter and Jo Austin find out more

Sustainability in action

It’s time to act, and time to collaborate. Was the conclusion of the first Onboard Hospitality Sustainability Summit Julie Baxter reports

Green routes

Rail has eco credentials it is only just beginning to fully appreciate. Roger Williams dicovers more

Ocean alert

Cruise companies promote the joy of our oceans as part of their appeal. Jo Austin looks at their onboard initiatives

Making a change

In an increasingly eco-aware world, the aviation sector is struggling to generate good PR. Jo Austin discovers more

Latin roots

From distinctive design to fine wine, LATAM’s new cabin concept is all about bringing the destination onboard says Sasha Wood

Pullman’s catering legacy

U.S. entrepreneur George Pullman had a clear vision of onboard catering Roger Williams discovers more

Wear it well

Many airlines are refreshing their look, what does it take to design a uniform that both looks and feels good? Jessica Pook finds out

Outside comes in

The new Tahitian Dreamliner is a mirror image of its idyllic island home, writes Sasha Wood

Raising the bar

Drinkers are drawn towards the unique qualities of craft beer April Waterston investigates

Full of Beans

The coffee market is huge and increasingly demanding, suppliers are brewing up to meet the challenge, Jo Austin investigates

Making America Great

As the North American market becomes increasingly competitive, it’s time to tap into foodie trends, says Julie Baxter

Designing lofty ideals

Virgin Atlantic has reinvented its Business cabin with an innovative new loft space, Julie Baxter got a sneak preview

New wave

Retail buying habits are changing, driven by the ways we pay, communicate and interact – Roger Williams discovers how

Grand designs

Aircalin is infusing its fleet with cabin concepts inspired by the tropical islands it calls home. Sasha Wood discovers how

Sweet dreams

Roger Williams discovers how the UK’s Caledonian Sleeper is targeting business with a new rail sleeping experience

Time for bed

Airline seats are designed for sitting but increasingly passengers head onboard looking for beds. Julie Baxter discovers how

Mix It Up

From sustainable cans to elegant boxes, cocktails are finding new ways to cater to the on-the-go market says Jessica Pook

The future of food

Onboard caterers and suppliers are upping their sustainability efforts. Julie Baxter discovers more

Tech gets on track

Rail digitalisation offers huge potential for passenger growth – and supplier opportunities, says Roger Williams

The kids are alright

Airlines that invest in their onboard kids offer boost brand loyalty. Jessica Pook embraces her inner child

Change makers

Westjet has broken the mould with a design hackathon to reimagine its new cabin style

All aboard

Passengers with special needs, need special attention. Roger Williams investigates whether our industry is doing enough

Indisposable disposables

As sustainability moves up the agenda, disposables are getting a bad press. Are their days numbered for inflight service?


Sales of low and non-alcoholic beer are skyrocketing, writes Andy Hoskins, but will the trend take-off onboard?

Eco choices

Plastic is suddenly public enemy number one but replacing this material isn’t easy. Laura Gelder breaks down this hot topic

It’s all about me

As personalised nutrition becomes increasingly mainstream, Jo Austin explores the reinvention of Special Meals

Shaking it up

Nothing says celebration and special occasion like sparkling wines and Champagnes. Julie Baxter finds out more

The whole package

Suppliers are fast evolving the ‘packaging experience’ for buy-on-board products. Jessica Pook looks beyond the brand

Table manners

Designer ideas for tableware can bring a touch of beauty to onboard dining. Julie Baxter and Laura Gelder check some out

Getting personal

Suppliers offering greater onboard personalisation by focusing on passenger types, says Julie Baxter

Sustaining sustainability

Momentum is gathering towards greener choices. Julie Baxter checks out ideas and initiatives from onboard suppliers

Happy returns

Richard Williams asks three key tech players for their views on passenger data and ways to turn investment into revenue returns

Suites success

Textile suites have become a thing of beauty in many premium cabins, Julie Baxter goes undercover

Craft beers

Micro breweries and craft beer specialists are brewing a challenge to multi-nationals Laura Gelder discovers some of the hurdles

Trolleys in action

Julie Baxter explores the challenges and innovations of trolleys, the onboard workhorse whose role is changing fast.

Catering change

Catering trends are pushing tech solutions centre stage. Julie Baxter discovers how industry leaders are responding