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Top onboard caterers receive QSAI Awards for achieving excellence in food safety and quality


ear after year, more than 250 catering facilities from over 50 countries eagerly wait for the annual ceremony presented by a global roster of airlines and rail operators — that together, are the alliance members of the Quality and Safety Alliances Onboard Services (QSAI) programme — where quality assurance expert Medina Quality (MQ) announces the world’s top onboard caterers. For the past five years — this year marking the sixth — MQ has hosted the QSAI


With a historic theme in mind, Medina Quality and QSAI Alliance Members headed to Athens, Greece to host this year’s QSAI Awards ceremony where the world’s top onboard caterers were honored by MELISSA SILVA

Excellence Awards, which are presented by airlines and rail operators that are the alliance members of the QSAI programme — a programme managed by MQ and developed in collaboration with its clients, that monitors and improves the safety and quality of onboard food. Many of the world’s top airlines and railway operators participate in the programme, including: Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, All Nippon Air-

ways, Eurostar, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, and Via Rail Canada. “QSAI is an alliance of the world’s top passenger carriers working together with their onboard caterers to drive excellence in the safety, quality and value of on-board food,” says Sylvain Bugeya, Operations Manager – CRM of Medina Quality. “The annual QSAI Excellence Awards provides the opportunity to recognize the dedication, hard work, and achievements of the

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