Virgin Australia consistently retains its in-flight retail menu current with new and creative points for travellers to consume and consume.
For instance, it is just started off serving the world’s 1st color-transforming gin (and far more on that afterwards).
With all the amazing foods and consume solutions offered, a humble snack is the apparent favorite amongst Virgin Australia travellers who ate 12 tonnes of the things in 2018.
What is this most cherished of treats? The $five cheese and crackers.
Virgin Australia states it marketed far more than 300,600 cheese and crackers previous calendar year, building it the prime vendor on-board.
This was no shock to the airline’s head of in-flight solutions, Michael Leckey, who explained the snack was “hugely popular”.
“Our friends inform us cheese and crackers are the excellent functional snack to have on the go, furthermore they go quite nicely with our Pleased Hour wine giving,” Mr Leckey explained to information.com.au.
“And I have read some friends even time their flights to coincide with our Pleased Hour so they can have a glass of wine with their cheese.”
The $five snack is not very likely to vanish from the menu whenever shortly — it has a prolonged heritage with the airline.
“Many treats have appear and long gone, but the cheese and crackers have usually been a menu staple,” Mr Leckey explained.
“Take a journey again to Virgin Blue 10 several years in the past and you are going to see our common cheese and crackers have been even on the menu then.”
A number of menu merchandise you undoubtedly would not have viewed on Virgin Blue flights a 10 years in the past have just been included to Virgin Australia’s retail menu.
They incorporate a high quality platter that includes Australia’s greatest fair cheeses — a incredibly extravagant up grade on the $five cheese and crackers — alongside with kombucha, espresso martinis and SOFI Spritz, a wine cocktail with glowing h2o, white peach and ginger.
Virgin Australia is particularly enthusiastic to provide on-board the world’s 1st color-transforming gin, which shifts from a dim purple-blue to a pink when blended.
The gin, Ink Gin, is distilled in northern NSW.
“We’re very pleased to provide friends the preferences of Australia as we assistance regional Australian suppliers,” Mr Leckey explained.
“Ink Gin, the world’s 1st color-transforming gin, is a handle. Who does not adore a gin distilled with 12 natural botanicals which develops its signature — and Virgin Australia’s — purple color when blended with tonic. It is the excellent G&T.
“Another common merchandise is our salted maple and duck unwanted fat roasted wide beans from Wondersnacks — you have to try out them to truly have an understanding of why.”
Mr Leckey explained his own favorite matter to consume on board was far more of a basic.
“Without a question my favorite is our rooster and bacon sandwich with a Pirate Lifestyle pale ale. No improved way to kick again and rest at 30,000 ft,” he explained.