• HAECO starts new hangar at PTI

    It will be the fifth such facility for HAECO. The nearly 250,000 square foot structure is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2017, and will be ready for its first customer aircraft in January 2018.

  • Royal Jordanian launches duty free shopping with DFASS as partner

    Under the agreement DFASS Group will use its network of product resources to formulate a unique program for Royal Jordanian appealing to the needs and desires of the airline's passengers.

  • Hot sauce maker to participate in JetBlue mentoring program

    In the fall of this year, Greenmarket will participate in programs with JetBlue that includes tasting events and visits to airline caterers.

  • Etihad opens Premium Lounge at LAX

    Located airside, overlooking the renovated terminal’s exclusive shopping promenade and measuring 407 square meters, the Etihad Airways First and Business Class Lounge Los Angeles is open for the exclusive use of Etihad First Class and Business Class guests

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Analysis tracks 2015 ancillary spending

Jul 28 | The first of three studies conducted by IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler shows the 10 top earning airlines took in nearly US$26 billion in ancillary revenue in 2015, with United Airlines being top grossing earner and Spirit Airlines earning the top per passenger and greatest ancillary revenue as a percentage of total income. more >>

Analysis tracks 2015 ancillary spending
 

Catering & Inflight Service

Qatar Airways and catering arm step up recycling program

Aug 24 | Over the past three months Qatar Airways and QACC have recycled 266 tonnes of materials including cardboard, plastic wrapping and a variety of plastic containers. more >>

Qatar Airways and catering arm step up recycling program
 

Royal Jordanian launches duty free shopping with DFASS as partner

Aug 22 | Under the agreement DFASS Group will use its network of product resources to formulate a unique program for Royal Jordanian appealing to the needs and desires of the airline's passengers. more >>

Royal Jordanian launches duty free shopping with DFASS as partner
 

ANA highlights three prefectures in Tastes of Japan

Aug 19 | The 13th phase of ANA Group’s “Tastes of Japan” campaign will give passengers to taste products from Akita, Saitama and Shimane prefectures between September and November. more >>

ANA highlights three prefectures in Tastes of Japan
 

IFEC, Interiors & MRO

HAECO starts new hangar at PTI

Aug 25 | It will be the fifth such facility for HAECO. The nearly 250,000 square foot structure is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2017, and will be ready for its first customer aircraft in January 2018. more >>

HAECO starts new hangar at PTI
 

ABC International develops decorative crest for Air Serbia

Aug 9 | The new crest was a welcomed contribution to the cabin refurbishment of the aircraft, formerly of Jet Airways more >>

ABC International develops decorative crest for Air Serbia
 

Panasonic partners with "white hat" hackers on IFE security

Aug 3 | HackerOne has helped major companies such as General Motors, Uber, Twitter, Airbnb, DropBox and Adobe identify and fix security vulnerabilities as part of authorized bug bounty and vulnerability coordination programs. more >>

Panasonic partners with
 

Cruise Hospitality

Seabourn and Molton Brown launch fragrance line

Jul 20 | Available onboard all three ships as complimentary bath amenities in guest suites, Seabourn Signature Scents will be available for sale early next year. more >>

Seabourn and Molton Brown launch fragrance line
 

NCL to bring high-speed Wi-Fi to three brands

May 16 | Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ passengers get quadrupled speed by mid-summer more >>

NCL to bring high-speed Wi-Fi to three brands
 

Airline & Terminal

HMSHost acquires CMS outlets at LAX and LAS

Aug 22 | HMSHost said it would transition the operations of 16 dining locations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas), effective August 20. The restaurant operations are projected to generate nearly US$50 million in sales for 2016. more >>

HMSHost acquires CMS outlets at LAX and LAS
 

Etihad adds compression socks to duty free

Aug 10 | These unisex travel compression socks are designed for men and women to increase circulation, decrease swelling and muscle soreness while reducing the risk of blood clots from deep vein thrombosis. more >>

Etihad adds compression socks to duty free
 

Product news

Group SOI's Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Aug 4 | Part of its Autumn Selection offering, Group SOI's Vegetable Minestrone Soup is made with healthy ingredients and is also vegan and gluten free more >>

Group SOI's Vegetable Minestrone Soup
 

MadeGood Granola Bars and Minis

Jul 26 | Available in five flavors, MadeGood Granola Bars and Minis are organic, gluten-free and non-GMO project verified and free from the eight common allergens more >>

MadeGood Granola Bars and Minis
 

En Route Picnic Boxes

Jul 6 | The bold, colorful picnic boxes have a rustic appearance and are available in three options: The Ploughman's Picnic Box, The Country Picnic Box and The Farmer’s Picnic Box more >>

En Route Picnic Boxes
 

En Route Iftar Meal Boxes

Jul 6 | The premium box features a wrap, laban drink, water cuplet and a selection of ambient products, such as baklava and a date bar more >>

En Route Iftar Meal Boxes