In-flight catering till now dominated by five-star players has been thrown open to fast-food chains and FMCG players. Cafe Coffee Day, which has a tie-up with Air Deccan and GoAir, is looking at 25% growth per annum for its in-flight catering business.
It is also in talks with various other low cost carriers (LCC) to provide products on-board. According to industry estimates, 65% of passengers buy snacks or beverages onboard in LCC. Low-cost carriers are also raking in the moolah by providing in-flight food and beverages.