Onboard Hospitality Awards 2024 Finalists

It’s time to reveal the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2024 Finalists!

After a record-breaking year of over 200 entries and the most votes we have ever received, we are pleased to unveil the shortlisted entries for the 2024 Awards.

These entries will now be judged in-person by our expert panel of judges.

Join us in the Taste of Travel Theatre at the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo in Hamburg on May 28 2024 at 5pm as we reveal the winners.

Congratulations to all our finalists!

Finalists

Onboard Hospitality Awards

Amenities: First Class

  • United Airlines First Class Amenity Kit, Hawaii Route (Linstol)
  • Air India Ferragamo First Class Kit (Buzz)
  • SWISS Zimmerli First Class Amenity Kit
  • Etihad Airways Giorgio Armani First Class Kit (Buzz)
  • Japan Airlines First Class Amenity Kit (WESSCO)
  • Air France La Première Amenity Kit

Amenities: Business Class

  • ANA Business Class Amenity Kit (Linstol)
  • Air India Ferragamo Business Class Kit (Buzz)
  • EVA Air Giorgio Armani Business Class Kit (Buzz)
  • Azores Airlines Business Class Amenity (Kaelis)
  • Scandinavian Airlines’ Exclusive Bio-degradable Amenity Kit (deSter)
  • United’s Transcon Business Class Eco-Lux Self-Care Kit (Procurall)​​
  • Etihad Airways Giorgio Armani Business Class Kit (Buzz)
  • LATAM Business Class Amenity Kits (WESSCO)
  • Business Class Female Amenity Kits of Air Astana
  • Hawaiian Airlines Business Class Amenity Kit 

Amenities: Premium Economy

  • Air India TUMI Premium Economy Kit (Buzz)
  • Finnair Marimekko Premium Economy Amenity Kit (Skysupply)
  • EVA Air Kipling Premium Economy Kit (Clip)
  • United Airlines Premium Plus Amenity Kits (WESSCO)
  • Hawaiian Airlines Extra Comfort Amenity Kit

Amenities: Economy/ LCC

  • Air Astana Economy Amenity Kit (Kaelis)
  • Turkish Airlines UEFA Long Haul Economy Kit (Bayart)
  • Qatar Airways Breast Cancer Awareness Amenity Kit
  • Etihad Economy Class Amenity Kit (Kaelis)
  • Qatar Airways Hajj Kit (Kaelis)

Best for Onboard Textiles Economy

  • Air New Zealand EY Blanket (John Horsfall)
  • Icelandair Economy Bedding (WESSCO)
  • Air Vistara disposable cotton linen (NCM)

Best for Onboard Textiles First & Business

  • Armani/Casa for Etihad Airways (Buzz)
  • Air India Dual Purpose Mattress Seat Topper (Global-C)
  • Air India Business Class Duvet (Kaelis)
  • Air India First Class / Business Class Premium Blanket (TDHIL India)
  • United Airlines Special Edition Day Blanket by SAKS Fifth Avenue (WESSCO)

Best for Wearable Textiles

  • United Airlines Premium Polaris Loungewear (Linstol)
  • Etihad Airways Business Class Loungewear and Slippers (Zibo Rainbow)
  • Qatar Airways First and Business Class Loungewear by The White Company
  • Giorgio Armani Sleeper Suit for Etihad Airways (Buzz)
  • SWISS’ Zimmerli First Class Pyjamas (Clip)

Best for Wellbeing

  • The SEES and Finnair product collaboration
  • JetBlue’s buy-on-board Eco-Comfort Duvet + Earbuds (Procurall)
  • Virgin Atlantic ‘Feel Good’ Drinks
  • Air New Zealand | Aotea Skincare
Onboard Hospitality Awards

Service Equipment: Passenger 

  • Armani/Casa for Etihad Airways (Buzz)
  • Air India Vista Verve Tableware (Global-C)
  • Etihad’s fully-reusable and recyclable Economy dining tableware (deSter)
  • LOT’s new glassware collection (Krosno Glass)
  • Copa Airlines Latin-inspired dinnerware (Procurall)
  • Finnair – Iittala business class cutlery (Sola The Netherlands)

Service Equipment: Crew

  • Ecoffee Cup x easyJet reusable to-go cup and cutlery sets 
  • Etihad Economy service equipment (Kaelis)
  • Air Astana single-use 100% cotton table linen (MyDRAP)
  • Tenor Trio System (ITW Envopak)
  • Great Western Railway Uniform (Jermyn Street Design)
Onboard Hospitality Awards

Best Onboard Beverage Alcoholic

  • Castello Monte Vibiano Bellini 
  • Cloud Cruiser IPA (Alaska Airlines) 
  • Northern Blush signature cocktail (Finnair) 
  • Cloudberry dessert wine, Kultainen by Ainoa Wines (Finnair) 
  • HILL White Wine Spritz from Retail inMotion (Austrian Airlines) 
  • Bottega B-Lemon Spritz 
  • The Uncommon Bubbly White Wine
  • Filthy Bloody Mary (Allegiant Air)
  • Nil Desperandum ‘Special’ Rum 50ml Spout Pouch

Best Onboard Beverage Non-Alcoholic

  • Castello Monte Vibiano Bellino
  • Stumptown Coffee (Alaska Airlines)
  • Foodcase ambient juices and smoothies
  • Hop Soda from gateretail (Wizz)
  • Pip Organic Smooth Valencia Orange Juice
  • Breakfast juice shots from Unrooted (Virgin Atlantic)

Best Onboard Snack Economy

  • Air Asia Pizza with Mushrooms and Truffle (Foodcase)
  • En Route’s turkey bacon & gouda cheese ciabatta
  • United Airlines UNREAL Milk Chocolate Gems (Intervine)
  • Emirates Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Brownie (Skinny Genie) 
  • Olli Meat & Cheese TrayAir New Zealand | The Great Kiwi Snack Off
  • Cheddar Cheesies 20g
  • Chilled Travel Snack Wraps (DELI LITES Ireland)

Best Onboard Snack First & Business

  • Duo Snackbox – Sweet & Savoury (Snackboxtogo)
  • Virgin Atlantic Upper class drinks snacks choice
  • Oman Air First Class Movie Snacks
  • Smize Caramel Couture
  • Medley of RBC Styled ‘Batik’ Cakes (Kek Batik RBC)
  • MV Food Tiramisu

Best Onboard Menu or Meal

  • Air New Zealand A Taste of Aotearoa
  • Finnair Centenary Menu
  • Virgin Atlantic’s culinary connections for Upper Class by Gate Gourmet 
  • Glacier Express Excellence Class Gourmet Menu
  • Schnitzelkombi: Chicken schnitzel with potatoes and Almdudler or beer – Austrian (Retail inMotion)
  • New Meal Box in Business Short-Haul – Air France by Servair 
  • Kosher Meal Box (Bangkok Air Catering)

Catering Innovation of the Year

  • Gate Gourmet’s commitment to culinary innovation in menu design
  • LATAM’s Local Women Chefs Programmes
  • Air Asia’s Santan Barista Coffee Concept (Foodcase)
  • Sprungli Chocolate Plane – SWISS International Air Lines (Retail inMotion)
Onboard Hospitality Awards

Best for Young Travellers 

  • United Airlines Children’s Travel Kit (Linstol)
  • Kids Green Adventures on Aircalin (Kaelis)
  • Saudia’s Minions Kids Kit (Buzz)
  • Singapore Airlines Disney100 Children’s Kits (Buzz)
  • Foodcase Little Monsters Kids Box
  • Air Astana Kids Kits – Earth, Fire, Wind and Water (Watermark)
  • Edelweiss Giancarlo & Friends Kids Kit (Kidz Branding)
  • Air Astana Baby/Kids Amenity Kit (WESSCO)

Best for Sustainability Onboard 

  • Kasih Sugar Cane Packaging (Foodcase)
  • COPA Sugarcane Bagasse Cups with Earthcoating (Linstol)
  • Etihad fully reusable and recyclable economy dining tableware (deSter)
  • LATAM Airlines recycling programme, DOM
  • BrasilBonza Airlines Reusable Inflight Cups (TURN)
  • Virgin Atlantic Thoughtful Food Programme
  • Air France / Servair: Business Short-Haul, A Sustainable Offer

Best for Accessibility

  • Onboard Accessible Movies (Audio Description | Closed Captions) (Qatar)
  • Air France: SAPHIR, a bespoke programme
Onboard Hospitality Awards

Best for Onboard Technology – Hardware

  • Singapore Airlines Business Class Inflight Headphones (Linstol)
  • Flymingo Connect (Moment)
  • JetBlue’s ThinkSound Premium Eco-Lux Headphones for Mint (Procurall)
  • Saudia Airspace Cabin SCNVirtual Try On – LSG Group

Best for Onboard Entertainment

  • Live Stream of Royal Coronation for British Airways Passengers (Spafax)
  • LATAM Airlines – “LATAM Play” Best IFE from South America to the World
  • DIRECTV Inflight Entertainment
  • Air India All New Best-in-Class Inflight Entertainment
  • Air France New IFE Offer
  • Air Astana Inflight Entertainment
  • Oryx One by Qatar Airways

Best Onboard Connectivity

  • Vpos Online Credit Card Authorization (Retail inMotion)
  • Multi-Orbit Connectivity from Panasonic Avionics

Best Onboard APPS

  • In-Flight Services Management System (CAE)
  • Saudia BEYOND W-IFE Qatar Airways in-house App

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