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AI defends move to stock meals for two-way trips

IANS  |  New Delhi 

National carrier has defended its move to stock extra meals for the two-way trip to some foreign destinations to save on expenses.

"Any misgiving about is unfounded as stay fresh in chillers onboard and served piping hot to ensure authentic taste all over our network," the tweeted.

"uplifted at the country of origin is industry practice favoured by pax for taste, quality and reliability. We are following this practice on our flights up to and not on our longer duration flights to USA."

According to the airline, return is done by leading flight kitchens adheres to laid down standards and protocols regarding quality of food.

On January 9, briefing reporters CMD Pradeep Singh Kharola said that the has already started to stock extra meals for the entire two-way trip to destinations like Stockholm, Copenhagen, and

Accordingly, the intends to save on expenses as domestic vendors cost 3-4 times less than their international counterparts.

Further, the airline plans carry extra meals on the flights to Gulf region.



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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 00:34 IST