Features

Pullman’s catering legacy

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

Vital Signs

Is information overload now just stressing passengers out and damaging your retail chances, asks Roger Williams

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

The private jet set

Catering for private jets has its challenges but its growing popularity should give all airline caterers food for thought says Nik Loukas

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

The last post

George Banks gathered a lifetime’s collection of aviation memorabilia. Here he looks back at the grand tradition of postcards.

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

Cheesy does it

Consumer trends and dietary requirements are all driving new offerings onboard, says Jessica Pook

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?

Beer

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

Bag it

George Banks won our 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award. Here he looks back at the premium gift offerings of the past.

Growing safely

Worldwide rail passenger growth is offering huge opportunities for caterers and onboard suppliers. Roger Williams discovers more

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

Allergic reaction

1.3 million Brits are gluten-free. Jo Austin discovers why onboard caterers must be allergy aware

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