Opening of new inflight catering complex
The capital airport successfully renders inflight catering services thanoffered 45 years. Quantity ofdishes and selection of food increasefrom year to year. Ifsandwiches, tea, and coffee have been offered to passengersearlier, today at choice of passengers more than seven types of food are provided. Passengers of airlines could appreciate inflight food prepared at Astana airport.
Considering continuous growth of passenger traffic, there was a need for increase in productivity of Inflight Catering Service. The new inflight catering complex has put into operation in the current year to provide high-quality services, namely to improve technological process of inflight food production, to expand the range of made production, to introduce advanced technologies. This construction is one of project of the airport reconstruction program. Its opening is one of key stages of the capital airport development. The building of inflight catering complex meets all international requirements imposed by air catering sphere.
Theinflightcateringcomplex is completed with all necessary special equipment. 6 lifts for delivery of inflight food to any type of the aircraft are available. Today the complex is the most modern a catering enterprise in Kazakhstan.
The complex is 1-storeyed building. The area of the new complex was increased twice that made 3 thousand sq.m.. Productivity makes up to 10 thousand portions per day. The complex is equipped with the most modern and hi-tech equipment, including the refrigerators of deep freezing allowing to store products about six months, and also the cameras of shock cooling keeping quality, flavoring and other properties of ready dishes. The inflight catering complex meetsrequirements of the international standards of HACCP management system. At the same time, conditions for the personnel are improved that is change rooms, canteen, breakroom, shower rooms.
Professional team of Astana airport specialists together with airlines is engaged in development of the menu. The team consists of employees having experiencemore than ten yearsand completed training of Inflight Catering Organization. Trainings, seminars are constantly held. The main customer is Air Astana airlines operating 60% of flights and international airlines operating charter traffic .
Astana airport does its best to render services in quality manner and at a high level.