Monday, June 24, 2019

Tech That Kit Out!

In a world driven by budgets, is there any space to advance technology in amenity kits past the initial stages by Hayley Hartland Technology. We can’t live without it. From the computers on our desks to the smartphones we carry in our pockets, there is no denying that we have an...

In Bed With The brands!

Over the past year, the airline industry has proven that dreams can come true on-board with a blaze of beautiful bedding brands, ignited by United Airlines leading from the front with Saks Fifth Avenue. As a result, we have seen Casper join forces with American Airlines, Sheridan with Qantas,...
Although I’m an incredibly loyal flyer (I love you, Delta, for ever and ever), I do get a rush every time I get to fly Business or First on a new airline because I get to discover a new amenity kit. But unfortunately, quite frequently, the outside trumps what...

Time to Ditch the Razor!

Why do airlines insist on giving men a shaving kit in there premium kits. Lip Balms, Hand Cream, Eye Gel and yes please an Age Revitalization Moisturizers, but a Razor! You would need to be brave to use one of these razor on the ground even more desperate to shave your dehydrated...
The busiest passenger air routes on earth have been revealed in a new study published by Routes, organizer of the world's leading aviation network development conferences and events. With more than 13.4 million people traveling on the short-haul domestic service, the 450 km journey from Seoul's Gimpo Airport to the...
THE GODFATHER OF AMENITIES Amenities caught up with WESSCO International founder and CEO Bob Bregman, to hear his thoughts about family, the future, and ensuring longevity in a competitive and ever-changing aviation travel industry You set up WESSCO International in 1979, what brought you into the amenities industry? Back in 1979, I...
Beginning August 1, Japan Airlines (JAL) will serve an original cuvée produced by JAL's wine advisors, Kenichi Ohashi MW and wine taster Motohiro Okoshi, for Premium Economy and Economy Class customers. Based on a special collaboration between JAL and French wine producer Paul Sapin, this exclusive wine commemorates Japonismes...
In 2000 British Airways worked with Anya Hindmarsh to design their highly-covetable First Class amenity kits. The bags are considered a collector's item by many and are much traded on eBay. Born in Essex in 1968, Anya Hindmarch is one of the world's foremost accessories designers thanks to her eponymous...
Emirates has launched the Emirates Vintage Collection – a selection of fine wines from its cellar in Burgundy which have been stored for up to 15 years. The four wines to be included this year are the Château Cheval Blanc 2004, Château Haut Brion 2004, Château Mouton Rothschild 2001...
Amenities gets to know SPIRIANT’s General Manager of Amenity Kits, Angie Fung, and her thoughts on all things amenities. Having worked in the industry for over 20 years, with previous experience working for brands such as Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein, who better to talk to when it comes...
We were delighted to have the opportunity to quiz Linda Celestino, Vice President of Guest Experience & delivery At Etihad Airways. With over 32 years of experience from cabin crew member to now a lady at the top of the ladder, whilst also being a mother of five, She is...
Bio-Form, a pioneering Matrix brand, has launched a range of travel amenities and textile products, powered by a patented additive. The ground-breaking additive speeds up the degradation process in landfill, enabling products to biodegrade in under 5 years, which is 100x faster than traditional plastic. Harry Zalk, Director at Matrix,...