Air India Express Goes Gourmet With Gourmair, A New In-flight Dining Brand

by Tejashee Kashyap
Air India Express Goes Gourmet With Gourmair, A New In-flight Dining Brand

In-flight food has come a long way since the early days of aviation. From simple sandwiches to gourmet meals prepared by renowned chefs, the culinary experience has transformed into an integral part of air travel. The leading carrier, Air India Express has now introduced Gourmair. This is the award-winning in-flight dining brand, to provide passengers with a better in-flight eating experience.

What Is Gourmair?

Air India, the national carrier of India, offers a range of in-flight food options to cater to diverse tastes and preferences. To guarantee that every meal provided on board meets the highest standards of hygiene, quality, and flavour, Air India Express has partnered with the chefs of reputable flight kitchens around India, the UAE, and Singapore.

Called Gourmair, the in-flight food brand offers a variety of hot meals and lightweight nibbles. The service was launched on June 22, 2023. These Gourmair hot meals could be pre-ordered in various categories. There are MasterChef Specials, World’s Finest, Regional Favourites, All-Day Breakfast and many more.

The revamped Food and Beverage (FnB) menu offers a wide variety of options to accommodate a range of dietary needs. To accommodate a variety of palates, it also serves vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan, Jain, non-vegetarian, and eggetarian meals.

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How To Avail These Meals?

Passengers may pre-order their meals 12 hours prior to takeoff for domestic flights. However, they have to do it 24 hours prior to takeoff for international flights. With the introduction of Gourmair, Air India Express plans to expand the buy-on-board menu and give customers the option to upgrade their dining experience with a variety of pre-book options.

To commemorate the introduction of Gourmair, Air India Express partnered with Cochin International Airport (CIAL) to host a special cuisine-tasting event. Over 800 travellers had the chance to enjoy the new Gourmair menu.

Till July 5th, 2023, even Air India Express has given an introductory deal to commemorate this debut. Even on the pre-book menu, guests may take advantage of a stunning 50% discount, and some items from the buy-on-board menu will also be on sale.

So, when are you planning to try Gourmair?

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