Inflight catering related news

May 08, 2011

Airlines offer in-flight menu items at food trucks, pop-ups


The New York Times reports that Air France, Austrian Airlines, Southwest, and Delta are trying to lure potential passengers by tempting them with samples of in-flight meals "from" celebrity-chefs. The modus operandi are primarily roving food trucks and pop-up restaurants in cities from New York to Denver. In Washington, passerby were offered European coffee and guglhupf, a type of cake. In Manhattan, crowds lined up for a taste of buckwheat crepes with ham, mushrooms, and Mornay sauce, or duck confit.