Kenya Airways demonstrated the future of sustainable aviation by flying an environmentally sustainable B787-800 Dreamliner flight from Nairobi to Amsterdam. During the flight challenge, guests onboard were served with a carefully selected eco-friendly menu prepared in partnership with NAS. The ingredients for the meals were sourced from local Kenyan farmers who specialise in growing organic vegetables and fruits, organic chicken and supplemented with fresh herbs from NAS in-house green house.
Kenya Airways Group managing director and chief executive Officer, Allan Kilavuka, said: “We are extremely excited about our win in partnership with NAS, a company dedicated to delivering the highest quality inflight catering solution. As we raise the bar on sustainability in Africa, we recognise that this is not a journey we can walk alone as an industry and as an airline. The win for us especially from a partnership perspective was a clear demonstration that success of sustainable aviation will be dependent on partnerships and synergies.”
Speaking on the award, NAS general manager, Stephane Lopez said: “We have solidified our relationship with Kenya Airways over the recent years, proving our flexibility, service consistency and sustainable approach to our customers with our in-flight catering services. Undoubtedly, this award is an exciting affirmation that we are moving in the right direction, and this will certainly motivate us to augment our sustainability efforts even further.”
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