This Article is From Jul 06, 2014

Select Air India Flyers to Get to Taste and Choose Food

Select Air India Flyers to Get to Taste and Choose Food

Air India's first and business class passengers will be able to taste and then choose their food once the national carrier formally joins the Star Alliance later this week.

Flight caterer TajSATS on Sunday said it has partnered with Air India to improve the onboard food service on select domestic and international routes.

"The 'Table set-up' has been conceptualised to provide the opportunity to savour tailor-make dishes based on individual tastes and preferences," TajSATS director-food production Satish Arora said.

Air India formally gets inducted as the 27th member of the global airlines' club - Star Alliance - later this week.

The induction into Star Alliance is expected to improve Air India's connectivity to high-growth economies and give the 26 Star Alliance members access to India's vibrant domestic aviation market.

Passengers would be able to access the destinations offered by the entire Star Alliance network of over 21,980 daily flights to 1,328 airports in 195 countries. All member airlines jointly own 4,338 aircraft which fly over 640 million passengers a year.

Air India would add about 400 daily flights and 35 new destinations in India to the Alliance network, with the biggest growth coming from its home market where it flies to 62 cities.

Meanwhile, top officials of several major global airlines are expected to arrive in Delhi to attend a ceremony on July 11 to formally induct Air India as the 27th member of the airline grouping. (Read more)