Story: Aviation

Airline meals

Airline meals

Before the days of pre-packed airline meals, food for international passengers was prepared on board by a steward. A TEAL steward is shown at work in the galley of a Solent flying boat, about 1951. TEAL took great pride in providing fresh food, which was served on fine china with silver cutlery.

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Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - International destinations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6594/airline-meals (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 12 Jun 2006