2023 finalists announced

We are pleased to announce this year’s Onboard Hospitality Awards finalists.

Thanks to our readership votes, we have whittled down the entries to reveal this year’s finalists. These entries will now be judged in-person by our expert panel of judges later this month.

Winners will be announced at our free-to-attend Awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 6 June 2023 at 4.30pm in the Taste of Travel Theatre at the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) in Hamburg, Germany. All show delegates are invited to join us for drinks, networking and celebrations as we announce the winners of all categories, including Ones to Watch and our most prestigious airline category, Cabin Concept of the Year.

Without further ado, the 2023 finalists are…

BEST ONBOARD AMENITIES – FIRST

Air India TUMI First Class Kit

Japan Airlines First Class Amenity Kit

Swiss Airlines First Class Amenity Kit

Qatar Airways Limited Edition FIFA First and Business Class Amenity Kits

BEST ONBOARD AMENITIES – LCC/ECONOMY

Aircalin Economy Amenities Kit

Turkish Airlines kit

BEST ONBOARD AMENITIES – PREMIUM

Sunclass Premium Economy The Amenity Travel Kit

All Nippon Airways Premium Economy Amenity Kit

Air India TUMI Premium Economy Kit

LOT Polish Airlines eco amenity kit with Bayart Innovations

BEST ONBOARD AMENITIES – BUSINESS

LATAM Business Class Amenity Kits

Air France Business Amenity Kit

Air India TUMI Business Class Kit

Lufthansa Porsche Design Multifunctional Amenity Kits series

SWISS Victorinox Amenity Kits Travel series

Turkish Airlines Chequered Mate with Hackett London by Kaelis

BEST FOR AMENITIES KIDS

Lufthansa Flight Attendant Tonie Audio Toy

Little VIPs at Etihad Airways

Air France baby/ kids’ kits Air France

United Children’s Travel Kit Linstol

Treasure Iceland by Icelandair

BEST FOR ONBOARD BEVERAGES

Qatar Airways French Bloom Le Blanc organic French bubbly non-alcoholic

Lemon Spritz

Virgin Atlantic NICE canned Wine

Colour-Changing Deux Frères Dry Gin

The Barista Cup Barista Cup

Bellini

BEST ONBOARD CATERING INNOVATION

Qatar Airways FIFA football dessert for Premium cabins

SriLankan Flavours

Promoting French fine dining

AICA

Currywurst with Sauce & Fries in the Skies – Retail inMotion & Eurowings

BEST FOR EQUIPMENT PASSENGER

LATAM SUP-Free Economy Meal Service Equipment

Armani Casa for Etihad Airways

Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330neo Self-service Fridge/Freezer

Iberia crockery set by Kaelis

Starlux First Class Tableware

BEST ONBOARD SERVICE EQUIPMENT FOR CREW

HawkSeal

Crossbody iPhone Bags for American Airlines Flight Attendants

Qatar Airways Crew bed linen

TUFF-LIFE In Flight Galley Carts

BEST ONBOARD SNACK – ECONOMY

Mezete Dip & Go Classic Hummus

Vegan and Gluten-Free Snack Box by Jacq out the Box

Santa’s Cookies – Lemon Myrtle & Caramel Shortbreads drizzled with chocolate

Sunshine Cashew nuts (30g)

Street Eats

Taste of Spain Serrano Ham & Iberico Cheese Sandwich

BEST ONBOARD SNACK – FIRST/BUSINESS CLASS

Whisps Cheddar Cheese and Pretzel Bites

Margherita Baked Bun (Paper-Wrapped)

Rosemary Almonds 25g

BEST ONBOARD KIDS – CATERING

Cub Food

BEST FOR ONBOARD TEXTILES

NetJets 100% Cashmere Blanket

Air India Sleeping on Clouds by Kaelis

Armani Casa for Etihad Airways

Virgin Atlantic’s A330neo Upper Class Sleep Sheet

BEST FOR WEARABLE TEXTILES

Air India TUMI Sleeper Suit

BEST ONBOARD SUSTAINABILITY

LATAM goes plastic free with Kaelis

Etihad Economy Evolution

Swiss new amenity kit and linen recycling process

Qantas Plastic-Free NeverLeak Box

LATAM – Five Initiatives to build a Sustainable Onboard Experience

Swiss To-Go surprise bag

Air France sustainable onboard experience

BEST ONBOARD TECHNOLOGY

Everhub Engagement Platform

Handover App

Air India Premium Headsets

Blueview – digital passenger experiences from Bluebox

AirFi easyJet onboard

BEST ONBOARD WELLBEING

Swiss Soeder Foerst Cosmetics

Virgin Atlantic New Uniform Policy

JetBlue Mint Amenity Kit

Icelandair overnight kit by Kaelis

Safran Euphony

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