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Luxembourg flag carrier Luxair has announced the renewal of its partnership with the École d’Hôtellerie et de Tourisme du Luxembourg (EHTL).

Luxair is currently reinventing its Economy Class menus in partnership, once again, with EHTL. Following a first collaboration which led to the elaboration of the new menus for its Business Class in October 2021, Luxair said it wished to renew its trust in young Luxembourgish talents to "democratise excellence" and "delight the taste buds" of its Economy Class passengers.

Moreover, Luxair launched a new challenge to the young chefs of EHTL, by betting on their innovative ideas and their desire to surprise for the preparation of new original sandwiches and snacks for the airline's Economy Class. To pay tribute to the destinations served by Luxair, each sandwich is named after a city in reference to its culinary traditions. This new partnership will see stakeholders work once again hand in hand and benefit from the know-how of experienced Luxair Catering chefs.

Through this initiative, Luxair reported it wishes to reaffirm its role as Luxembourg ambassador in Europe and beyond and to introduce its passengers to young talents and local products.

Conceptualised taking into account the culinary specificities related to altitude, these six new sandwiches and two snacks combine taste and originality, according to Luxair, which hopes they will also contribute to a better travel experience.

These meals and snacks will be on board Luxair flights departing from Luxembourg as of Thursday 25 May 2023.

Gilles Feith, CEO of Luxair, commented: "Following a first successful collaboration, we are very happy to have renewed our trust in the young talents of EHTL and to have allowed these students and our experienced chefs from Luxair Catering to benefit from each other’s know-how. Through this new partnership, we offer our passengers the opportunity to discover new flavours and enrich their travel experience with us."

Michel Lanners, Director of EHTL, added: "The partnership project with Luxair is clearly a win-win initiative. For the EHTL students and teachers, discovering the specificities of a private company is a valuable professional enrichment and brings the world of education closer to the reality of the field. For Luxair, the partnership with EHTL represents a great opportunity to benefit from the school’s expertise and ambition to share its know-how in innovation and research in gastronomy. The resulting 'storytelling' with this pragmatic approach is beneficial for both institutions."