Qatar Airways and gategroup partner to elevate inflight dining, structured through a Business Management Agreement that will see collaboration on passenger dining experiences, sourcing and procurement, healthy eating, as well as sustainability.
Under the new Business Management Agreement, Qatar Airways and gategroup will work together on enhancing passenger dining from menu design to procurement, emphasizing the importance of healthy options and sustainable practices. This partnership underscores Qatar Airways’ dedication to setting global standards in aviation hospitality, complemented by gategroup’s prowess in culinary innovation and service excellence.
Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, expressed enthusiasm for the partnership’s capacity to elevate the airline’s already prestigious catering services, both inflight and within its lounges at Hamad International Airport. gategroup’s involvement is anticipated to introduce a new level of sophistication and innovation to Qatar Airways’ dining offerings.
Christoph Schmitz, CEO of gategroup, shared his honor in collaborating with Qatar Airways, emphasizing the shared commitment to excellence and innovation that both companies hold. This partnership promises a journey of discovery and growth, aiming to create unparalleled culinary experiences for passengers.
A dedicated culinary team from gategroup will be stationed in Doha, contributing to the creation of a specialized culinary studio for Qatar Airways. This initiative aims to foster innovation and co-creation in menu design, prioritizing high-quality ingredients, health, nutrition, and sustainable sourcing.
The collaboration between Qatar Airways and gategroup is set to enhance the inflight dining experience through meticulous menu development, production efficiency, and continuous quality monitoring. This strategic alliance not only aims to elevate culinary standards but also to explore new revenue opportunities and improve operational efficiencies.
This partnership represents a fusion of culinary artistry and operational excellence, heralding a new chapter in Qatar Airways’ inflight service offerings. Passengers can look forward to innovative dining concepts aboard the world-renowned 5-star airline.