Monday, November 18, 2019
We catch up with the Godmother of Airline Amenities - Anita Gittelson Whoever said "bigger is better" never had to pay for airline fuel. Today "bigger" seems to equate with more money spent. Especially with airline onboard amenities.  Royalties paid for "name" brands are now "de riguer." I remember when I suggest a...
Smell is the most closely associated sense to memory. A single aroma can evoke a powerful response, vividly conjuring memories and emotions as if they occurred yesterday. To help capture Hong Kong’s signature scent, Cathay Pacific have teamed up with renowned perfume expert, Samantha Taylor of The Powder Room, to create...
Anyone who has travelled long haul in Economy Class knows that sleep is not easy to come by. As airlines across the globe cater to higher passenger numbers, seats are getting smaller, space is getting tighter, and the whole experience is getting more uncomfortable. However, passengers are hoping to...

In the First Place ..

Simon Ward an expert in onboard passenger amenities, give us his views of First Class kits and offers up suggestions. Airlines invest a lot of time when it comes to designing amenity kits for their most discerning customers. Every detail is considered from the contents to the material and brands...
Media personality Ryan Seacrest this month launched a new men’s skincare line with Dr. Harold Lancer (yes, the Kardashian and Beyoncé approved dermatologist) called Polished by Dr. Lancer. The products, according to the line’s new Instagram account, are for “the man looking to better himself in every way,” and will...
Presented at WTCE for the first time this year, the X Form bag by Galileo Watermark is the perfect example of how a simple amenity kit can be elevated to produce something truly functional but equally beautiful. This origami-like bag is a first to market design in the airline industry and the...
Features Editor, Lily-Fleur Bradbury, caught up with Cindy Lam, Director of Clip Limited, to get her perspective on the Industry and find out what inspiredher to starther own company. So Cindy how did you come to work in the Airline Amenity Industry? Was it something you knew you wanted...
Addy Ng is SPIRIANT’s go-to guy when it comes to keeping their amenity kits on trend and looking fabulous. We chat to him about the future of amenity kit design and why after all these years he’s still excited about getting his hands on new designs. How do you go...
Jacob Jensen was known for his iconic design work with Bang & Olufsen, along with his clear and calm aesthetics. So, when his agency, Jacob Jensen Design, under the management of son and Chief Design Officer Timothy Jacob Jensen, teamed up with Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa, creative sparks were...
Born and raised in southern Italy, Luigi has been traveling around the world for studies, work, and leisure. With a background in materials engineering and product design, he extended his expertise into fashion and textiles through combining material research and product development, in London, Shanghai and now relocated to...
Amenities puts Corinne Brand, Director of Promotional Items Activity at Albea Beauty Group in the spotlight. What motivated Albea to expand into the airline amenity kit market?  We are bringing our recognized expertise in the design and manufacturing of bags and accessories to the most prestigious Fragrance & Cosmetics brands worldwide...
To deliver the right service it takes a perfect toolbox. New research from KIDZinflight provides insights to optimize brand experience and at the same time create better job satisfaction for cabin crew. One main finding is that 69% of respondents believe that the job as a cabin crew member has...