Try what Gol, Azul and Latam are providing

The wait is over! Snacks and drinks are lastly again on home flights. After virtually a yr and a half of suspension, the Nationwide Well being Surveillance Company (Anvisa) has authorised the return of in-flight catering on home flights and, to offer you an concept of ​​what you may discover in your subsequent journey, we have been taking an in depth have a look at what’s taking place in Gold , Azul and Latam plane.

You too can see all the main points concerning the return of inflight service on home flights by the particular video we made for our Youtube channel:

Onboard service at Azul

Azul Linhas Aéreas was forward of its rivals. The corporate turned the primary to supply meal service to prospects on home flights once more on Could 22.

At Azul, service returned in full, with all drink choices together with water, juice, soda and occasional, based on the schedule. The choices are diversified and tailored based on the flight time, with completely different menus for morning, afternoon and night.

The June 2 flight I took from São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport (CGH) to Rio de Janeiro’s Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) featured pork rinds, orange cupcakes, and the normal airplane-shaped jellybeans — which had been sorely missed improve the rides.

On our editor Leonardo Cassol’s flights between Rio de Janeiro (SDU) and Brasília (BSB), the snacks had been a bit completely different, with guava, Japanese peanuts and flour biscuits within the morning. Additionally low-calorie cola, cola zero, orange juice and fervour fruit juice. Then there was a cup of espresso. On the return flight, which was made at night time the identical day, there have been peanuts, biscuits, candies and wholemeal biscuits.

Azul Linhas Aéreas inflight service

On one other flight from Cassol, this time on the Rio de Janeiro (SDU) – Sao Paulo (CGH) airlift, they provided starch, guava, dumplings in addition to Coca-Cola, Coca Zero, orange juice and low-calorie ardour fruit juice late morning final Friday.

Food on airplanes from Azul Linhas Aéreas

Along with these choices, additionally, you will discover others in your Azul flight: potato chips, breadsticks, ham-flavored snacks, wholemeal biscuits or apple.

Onboard service in Latam

On home flights in Latam, inflight service returned on June 1st. A snack is obtainable in Economic system Class and there’s a biscuit choice for kids. Relying on the route, there may be solely water to drink. Espresso and comfortable drinks are solely accessible on sure routes or longer flights. In Latam’s Premium Economic system, there’s a wider number of drinks – even on brief flights – with espresso, juice, sodas and even beer if the journey is after noon.

To examine the service of each lessons, I boarded two completely different firm flights on June 2nd, the primary from Rio de Janeiro (SDU) to São Paulo (CGH) in Premium Economic system and the second from São Paulo (GRU) to Curitiba ( CWB) in economics.

Class Premium Economic system – Supplied was a 35g pack of candy potato fries and a biscuit. I additionally ordered a zero coke after which a beer simply to fulfill my curiosity and discover out what model was accessible.

comida premium economy Latam

economic system class – The snack provided was a miniature model of the identical Premium Economic system candy potato fries weighing 10g. Right here cookies had been provided just for youngsters and the one drink choice was water. Espresso and comfortable drinks solely on longer flights as talked about above.

Eat in economy class domestic flight in Latam

Latam potato chips

Comparability of Potatoes Served in Economic system and Premium Economic system Latam

My colleague Cassol discovered virtually the identical prospects within the Airshuttle Rio-São Paulo. The distinction is {that a} granola bar was served as a substitute of the cookie.

Latam has promised to supply a sizzling snack within the Premium Economic system cabin by the top of the yr, together with sandwiches and empanadas. let’s wait

Onboard service in Gol

Gol suffered the most important delay and was the one one not but to renew operations on all routes. For now, the corporate is barely providing snacks on flights departing from São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília airports. On the opposite routes, it solely provides water if the passenger requests it, as occurred with the flight I took on June 2nd from Curitiba (CWB) to Congonhas Airport (CGH) in São Paulo.

Drink on board service Gol

The one who received alongside (barely) higher with Gol was our editor Daniel Gadelha. On his journey from Congonhas (CGH) to Fortaleza (FOR) there have been both crammed biscuits or flour biscuits. Solely water was provided for ingesting.

Gold flight food

Cassol, however, was extra reserved and solely contented himself with the crammed biscuits on the journey between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on Could twenty second.

Service on board the Gol aircraft

Different beverage choices, similar to espresso, juice and soda, won’t be provided once more by Gol till June 16, the identical date the corporate guarantees to renew service on all of its flights by Brazil.

Paid onboard service

There isn’t a forecast but for the return of onboard snack gross sales like they did earlier than the pandemic with Mercado Latam or the sandwich and stroganoff choices at Gol.

Is inflight service actually wanted on home flights?

With the suspension throughout the pandemic, many individuals have turn into accustomed to touring with out meals on board and others haven’t missed it in any respect, particularly on brief flights. In actual fact, airplanes usually are not eating places and the parts served usually are not at all times adequate to fulfill starvation, however actually the snack is a part of the flight expertise and remains to be a type of in-flight leisure, a welcome distraction throughout the journey.

Are you a part of the group that enjoys inflight service and have you ever regarded ahead to that return? Or are you on the aspect of those that do not give a rattling and assume that such a service should not even be accessible on flights by Brazil? Take part along with your remark.

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