Experience Turkish Hospitality with FLYING CHEF service on Turkish Airlines Mumbai-Istanbul-Mumbai route

Mumbai, 8th January, 2016:  Presenting the best of Turkish hospitality to its guests; Turkish Airlines, Europe’s leading airline, has introduced the FLYING CHEF service on its Mumbai- Istanbul- Mumbai route from 01st January, 2016. The FLYING CHEF service would deliver a restaurant like experience, exhaustive menu and a delectable array of dishes to cater to the business class passengers flying the Mumbai-Istanbul route.

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The FLYING CHEF service is bound to spoil the Turkish Airlines guests with its offerings from world and Indian Veg/Non-Veg, Jain- cuisine. Business class passengers will get to indulge in carefully crafted menus that will be rotated regularly in order to provide new options for frequent travelers, every time they fly Turkish Airlines.

Mehmet Akay, General Manager Western and Southern India, Turkish Airlines, said, “We are happy to introduce FLYING CHEF service on our Mumbai- Istanbul- Mumbai route. We aim to deliver a delightful on-board experience for all our guests. We were overwhelmed with the feedback we received for the Flying Chef service on our long haul routes and hence we decided to introduce this service on our flights to and from Mumbai as well.”

Under FLYING CHEF service, all business class passengers will be greeted with a choice of welcome drinks as soon as they board the aircraft. To add to the on-board bar experience, guests will be offered a wide selection of cocktails as well as carefully selected assortments of Turkish and International beers and wines. Traditional Turkish tea and coffee will also be available on board.

A rich selection of hors d’oeuvres will be served. A choice of multiple cuisines including Indian will be available on all international flights and the guests will be offered a choice of sweet delights post meals which includes an assortment of fruit, cheese and sweets. All meals & beverages will be served on custom designed porcelain dishes & glassware. Meal service may vary in style and content depending on the flight length and departure time.

Mehmet Akay, General Manager Western and Southern India, Turkish Airlines, said, “Flying Chef is a service that creates a unique atmosphere of ‘Turkish Hospitality’ above the clouds. The service is also a showcase of our award-winning menus. Our aim is to ensure that the passengers experience the best of Turkish Airlines hospitality by way of our innovative cuisines & interesting menus. We are committed to ensure that our guests have a memorable in-flight experience.”

Fly Turkish Airlines to experience the Flying Chef service, which will create a unique atmosphere of “Turkish Hospitality” above the clouds.



About Turkish Airlines:

Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 299 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to  283 (235 international and 48 domestic) destinations worldwide in 113 countries. According to Skytrax survey of 2015, Turkish Airlines was chosen “Europe’s Best Airline” for the fifth and “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the seventh consecutive time. Having won in 2010 the world’s “Best Economy Catering Service”, in 2013 the world’s “Best Business Catering Service”, and in 2014 “Best Business Catering Service” awards, Turkish Airlines was this year awarded the world’s “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” and “Best Business Airline Lounge”  prizes in the Skytrax survey. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on www.turkishairlines.com.

About Star Alliance:

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. The integration of Avianca Brasil is currently in progress. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,321 airports in 193 countries For additional information visit www.staralliance.com and/or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or LinkedIn.