The Latest Airplane Meal Service and Packaging Products

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Welcome to our Products in Focus series. These articles will take a look at the latest and most exciting travel catering and onboard service products for airlines and rail operators in a variety of categories. 
Looking at products from across the sector, including food, beverages, packaging and amenity kits, we’ll be focusing on a selection of the many products that WTCE attendees will be able to taste, touch and test at the upcoming event edition. 

Products in Focus: Packaging

Zero Plastic Tableware by Ecoinno

1) Zero Plastic Tableware by Ecoinno

Ecoinno are a green technology company that has developed a plant fiber material (GCM®) which is 100% biodegradable with the following features:
Extreme temperature tolerance ( -196°C to 250°C )
Three times tensile strength stronger than plastic
High barrier properties
Water and oil resistant and toxic-free
Can put in oven, microwave, steamer, cook directly on fire


Ecoinno (H.K.) Limited ecoinno logo

Ecoinno is based at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. With its subsidiaries on the mainland and in Japan, it has developed a biodegradable, plant-based material. The product is 100% biodegradable; has extreme temperature tolerance, three times tensile strength stronger than plastic, high barrier properties; water and oil resistant; and toxic-free. The after used GCM® products can be mixed with food waste under anaerobic fermentation to convert into clean energy.

Lufthansa Aluminium Collection Amenity Kit

2) Lufthansa aluminium collection amenity kit by travelite

This Amenity Kit offers practical and comfortable travel companions that cater to all your needs on the go – without sacrificing stylish design. Made of durable aluminium, the kits provide a variety of amenities. Whether you want to take a nap or simply rest your eyes, our new kits ensure comfort and refreshment while traveling.”

travelite GmbH + Co. KG travelite logo

Travelite has been one of the top international addresses for travel bags and luggage for over 70 years – and that as a family business. travelite & TITAN products travel with their customers every day with a brand that stands for durability, stability and functionality. But also for cool style and, above all, a top price-performance ratio.

See travelite GmbH + Co. KG’s exhibitor profile

Compostable PLA cups on table

3) Compostable PLA cup by Xiamen AVIO PACK

 Xiamen AVIO PACK offer a range of compostable packaging solutions including:
Fully compostable PLA drinking cups
Compostable CPLA cutlery
Rotable & non slip trays
Biodegradable beech or bamboo cutlery

Xiamen AVIO PACK CO.,LTD Xiamen AVIO PACK logo

Aviopack has been at the forefront of the development and manufacturing of sustainable passenger comfort products and catering solutions for over 20 years, either direct to airline customers or through OEM resell partners. Based in Xiamen, their experienced multilingual team is equipped to handle any customer query, providing top-notch service.

They’re fully ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certified, guaranteeing high-quality products and service. Whether you need products to make your passengers more comfortable or innovative catering solutions, Aviopack is here to help.

See Xiamen AVIO PACK CO.,LTD’s exhibitor profile

three Versapak tamper evident bags in blue, red, green

4) Pre-order duty free bags by Versapak International Ltd

Among Versapak’s offerings are tamper evident holdalls that can be used to transport and store duty-free items and other buy on board products. They are antimicrobial to prevent the spread of infection and strong and durable, allowing them to be reused over 2,000 times with a 5-year guarantee.

This tamper evident bag is used to transport and store duty free items and other buy on board products. It is strong and durable making it is reusable over 2,000 times and comes with a 5 year guarantee. Is is secured with a tamper evident T2 seal and can be customised with your organisations branding.

Versapak International Ltd versapak logo

Established in 1973, Versapak offers a range of tamper evident products for use onboard airplanes. They make thermal carriers for chilled food and drinks (keeping the contents between 2-8 degrees), secure holdalls for duty free items, bags for cash and till receipts and secure wallets for documents.  

Versapak security seals are available in many colours and can be printed with barcodes, branding or numbering. They manufacture their bags in Europe, meaning that they can make high-quality bespoke carriers with short lead times. Versapak bags are reusable over 2,000 times and come with a 5-year guarantee. 

See Versapak International Ltd’s exhibitor profile 

indulge snack box by en route
Credit: En Route

5) Snack boxes and more by En Route

En Route produce ready for onboard, retail-inspired packaging that’s specially designed to reduce waste and maximise profit.

They can create products for any environment: buy onboard or complimentary and use regionally-sourced products with centralised packing in the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and Hong Kong.

Taking a fresh perspective when developing food and service solutions, their award-winning creative solutions have resulted in products that add unique value to passenger’s onboard experiences.

En Route en route logo

En Route are a global food service partner to some of the world’s most recognised airlines and catering organisations.

They pride themselves on their world-class ability to create consistently high-quality food and inventive packaging solutions supported by their intelligent, global supply chain operations. Their passionate team combine expert industry knowledge with the latest developing trends to craft memorable in-flight dining experiences across all cabins, and their flexible service-partner approach allows customers to trust them to solve complex operational challenges and deliver delicious food that enhances the passenger experience.

See En Route’s exhibitor profile

useo product packaging advert
Credit: USEO

6) Cellulose Dishes by USEO

USEO develop technical and sustainable solutions for tableware including washable, rotable and cutlery kit solutions as well as moulded cellulose products. This offering includes new airline their new cellulose casserole dish that’s stackable and lightweight as well as sealable and ovenproof.


Created in 1985, for more than 35 years, USEO have been designing solutions and developing innovative industrial processes, always with a single objective: to provide clients with the best answers for today and tomorrow. The company specialises in the manufacturing and creating of rotable and disposable ephemeral tableware.

See USEO’s exhibitor profile



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World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) is the leading global event for travel catering, onboard retail and passenger comfort. WTCE is renowned globally for providing a platform for innovative suppliers to showcase the latest products and services in passenger comfort, catering and travel retail to help create the ultimate passenger experience.