Akasa Air has announced an enhanced inflight food and beverage menu across its network as part of its constant endeavor to provide a differentiated culinary experience in the skies. Café Akasa, the airline’s inflight meal service has evolved its unique and varied menu offering, with a wide array of meal options – including healthy meals, festive favorites, gourmet, and fusion meals, while retaining some original favorites. The new menu boasts over 60 meal options which have been exclusively curated with reputed chefs from across India. The menu refresh is the airline’s response to an extensive exercise to understand customer preferences and consumer dining trends while staying true to its promise of delighting customers with fresh and innovative offerings.
Elaborating on the menu refresh, Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, of Akasa Air said, “India is a melting pot of various cultures, and this reflects in our gastronomical landscape as well. With an impressive selection of 60+ items, the new Café Akasa menu is carefully curated with a range of delectable snacks, hearty meals, indulgent desserts, and festive favorites to provide a taste of global, fusion, and local flavors. We have refreshed our menu in response to the resounding, positive feedback from our customers. The new menu presents a highly evolved assortment of multi-cuisine, tasty, and healthy meals, ensuring that there is something to cater to a wide-ranging culinary preference, as we uphold our ethos of serving high quality, elevated flying experience to our valued customers.”
Some of the most interesting additions include unique, industry-first options like Avocado & Tomato Croissant, Chicken Tikka Mint Mayo & Capsicum in Chutney pinwheel, Mushroom & Feta Quiche, Chicken Kakori Kebab Turnover, Oats & Berry Muffins and Orzo Duck Salad. Favorites being retained in the menu include Kathi Roll, Mediterranean Bagelwich, and Mushroom & Brie Croissant among others.
Focus on inclusivity
The new menu at Café Akasa is curated keeping in mind increasing customer preferences and attempts to provide high-quality appetizing meals with something for everyone. A curated range of delectable snacks, hearty meals, festive and celebratory meals in addition to indulgent desserts, provide a taste of global, fusion and local flavours alongside great value for money.
Health and nutrition as a key focus
A healthy and well-balanced lifestyle need not be comprised while travelling. Café Akasa’s new menu ensures that flyers can stay committed to their health regimes by providing vegetarian, non-vegetarian, vegan and healthy meal options at Café Akasa. Further, all these meals are wholesome with high rich nutritional value and are prepared with the highest standards of hygiene and quality. The new menu includes a range of salads such as Insta-worthy Salad, Basil pesto chicken salad, Chick-a-licious Salad and Quack Pack Salad which are all prepared with nourishing and hearty ingredients.
Moreover, given the plethora of health benefits of millets and as an ode to the Government of India and the United Nations’ mission to create awareness and increase the production & consumption of millets, Café Akasa has also introduced a millet salad with pomegranate seeds and lemon olive oil dressing.