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: Galley Equipment, Trolleys, and Trays
1) Galley equipment by Kaelis World
Alongside a range of textiles, tableware and disposable products including inserts, trays, hangers and linens.
With over 27 years of experience, Kaelis is one of the world’s leading providers of onboard products, services, and solutions for airlines and railway industries, serving up to 1.5 billion passengers per year. The company specializes in sourcing, designing, developing, manufacturing, and delivering products all over the world, as well as providing onboard services consulting to improve travel experience and make it more sustainable than before. Over the years, Kaelis has enhanced its global footprint by opening several offices around the world.
2) Galley linens by Mills Textiles
Providing a continually developing supply of quality, cost effective, passenger service products. In-house design & logistics with manufacturing and finishing plants in Asia & Europe, serving strategic storage and distribution points throughout the world, our product and supply chain expertise has meant Mills can supply many of the world’s leading carriers and distributors.
3) Aluflite range by Korita Aviation
Korita Aviation’s offerring includes a number of Aluflite ATLAS products including as well as oven racks and aluminium draws and ice containers, as well as:
Standard containers: designed using a high-grade aluminium alloy that makes it strong and durable and gives a great return on investment.
Half and full-size trolleys: featuring an innovative design matched with a lightweight construction, durability, and strength.
Available in a range of options, all trolleys feature a standard push-to-close locking system, a low-maintenance four wheel braking system, a recessed pull handle, and a choice of exterior finishes.
Half-size waste trolleys: featuring an innovative lightweight design that delivers durability and strength. Our lightweight design ensures optimum fuel-saving efficiency.
Standard sales containers: engineered to provide a high-level security container with a reinforced door, two-point door latch, padlock, and custom seal provision to ensure your inflight duty-free items are stored securely.
Established in 2006 in Suzhou, China, Korita Aviation is a world-leading manufacturer of high-quality galley insert equipment.
They design, engineer, and deliver galley insert equipment to airlines, lessors, catering companies, and rail operators all over the world. Their manufacturing facility produces rotable and Buyer Furnished Equipment (BFE).
4) Ovenrack with Atlas Trays by Sola Airline Cutlery B.V
Sola Airline Cutlery B.V product offering includes:
Stainless steel cutlery (patterns including ‘Nordica’, ‘Lausanne’, ‘Amsterdam’)
Oven racks and inserts
Coffee pots, tongs, baskets and much more
Sola Airline Cutlery B.V. – The Netherlands is one of the most recognized designer, manufacturer and supplier of stainless steel cutlery and many other in-flight catering equipment. At this moment we supply to more than 80 airlines world-wide. Apart from stainless steel cutlery, we also supply coffee pots, tongs, baskets, aluminium oven inserts and many more. With Sola you can make use of our experience, knowledge and flexibility and always be competitive and according the latest trends in our business.
5) Cart washing solutions by Hobart
Hobart specialise in engineering and manufacturing high-quality warewash systems, waste technology, food preparation and cooking equipment. Their product offering includes:
PREMAX FTPi: sets new standards in terms of performance and washing intelligence. With SENSOTRONIC – a washing intelligence that enables you to make savings on usage and, therefore, operating costs.
HOBART ACW: the ideal solution for high volume capacity requirements. Up to 300 full size trolleys per hour can be washed. Even higher capacities can be provided if it is required.
ELRO 2300 kettles: from 40l to 500l and multifunctional pans 2GN/3GN (90l/170l) offers maximum flexibility for irregular workloads and highest production safety, thanks to a life span of 20+ years and minimal failure rates.
ELRO mixer kettle: with optional chilling function combined with the ELRO multifunctional pressure pan enables effective large-scale production and regeneration in the proportioned needed without endangering food quality or create food waste.
Being part of Illinois Tool Works, Hobart promises premium quality products. The company specialises in the planning, design and installation of warewash-systems in the worldwide airline catering industry.
The company concentrates on innovative, customer-oriented warewash solutions and their major aim is to develop and engineer ecologically-friendly products. Due to the experience and know-how in the airline market Hobart is a perfect partner for the industry.
6) Serving trays by August Lundh
Combined with their premium serving sets for onboard, Swedish manufacturer August Lundh’s product offering includes:
Black Line anti slip premium quality serving trays
Ergonomic serving trays (for service of their cream jug and sugar bowl)
Ecological mini wave serving trays (available in 32cm x 21cm)
Atlas drawers and glass racks
August Lundh are showcasing some of the industry’s most sustainable alternatives for inflight catering.
They are a Swedish manufacture of quality travel catering products, active since 1921. They provide a comprehensive range of quality food service and transportation products to the airlines, rail travel and cruise ship market sectors. Their ambition is to offer the best quality, sustainable products matched with a highest level of quality service.
7) Drawers & inserts by Egret Aviation
Egret Aviation offer a product range including waste trolleys, carts and oven racks. Their polypropylene (PP) drawers suit most airlines which use ATLAS equipment. Their standard PP drawers come in a translucent milk white colour, while customised colours can be opted for.
Egret also offers high-quality aluminium drawers in ATLAS, KSSU and customised dimensions. Their aluminum drawers are anodized in a natural colour. Customers are able to choose embossed or engraved logo in place. They also have weight-reduced aluminium and perforated drawers.
Moulded or silkscreen logos are available at customers’ choice. Aluminium and plastic glass drawers are also available for certain sizes of glasses.
Designing and manufacturing of galley equipment for aircraft and railway train onboard service is the core business of Egret Aviation.
Their product range includes standard and customised in-flight meal carts and beverage carts, waste carts, duty-free sales carts, standard containers, oven racks, trays for oven racks, aluminium and plastic drawers, folding trolleys.
Egret Aviation is a holder of EASA Production Organization Approval (POA) under EASA 21G.
8) Lite by Diethelm Keller Aviation
If you are looking for a class leading lightweight cart that has minimal contamination, ease of maintenance and low cost of ownership, look no further than Diethelm Keller Aviation’s TUFF-LITE!
The company has also designed and developed the industry’s first ultra-lightweight EcoLite carts and standard containers (in 2009 and 2015 respectively). They include:
The EcoLite GEN2 Full and Half Size trolley
The EcoLite GEN2 standard unit (lightest and certified in the industry)
Diethelm Keller Aviation
Diethelm Keller Aviation is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of galley carts, indoor and outdoor mobility equipment as well as other related products for aviation, rail, healthcare and hospitality.
The company has over 30 years of experience partnering aircraft makers, airlines and lessors on various programs; BFE, SSBFE, SPE, SFE, fleetwide replacement and special projects. Their core competencies are in its design, engineering and innovation.
9) MRO & galley equipment by Enmak Group
Originally founded 60 years ago and still loyal to its manufacturing roots with more than 30 years of industry experience, Enmak Group and its subsidiaries offer end-to-end solutions for a wide range of products including:
Travel comfort items
Meal service concepts & products
Food & non-food packaging
Galley equipment (both production & MRO services)
Trolley & galley equipment customisation
And more specifically:
Standard container units
Enmak Group has taken its place in the business World with the foundation of Enmak Textile in 1988 , it continues to add value to Turkey’s and the economy for the last 30 years. ENMAK GROUP, thanks to all its experience, flexible structure, simple management approach and effective team work; reflects its commitment to quality and customer oriented production and after sales-services.
They are committed to reducing carbon footprint with recyclable and composite products.