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A look inside the new American Airlines catering facility at DFW

A look inside the new American Airlines catering facility at DFW

American Airlines created a $100 million catering facility to serve its hub at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The 214,000-square-foot structure is more than three times the size of a football pitch and is the country’s largest airline food kitchen. The cutting-edge design allows American to cater aircraft more efficiently while also improving the airline’s ability to provide customers with a memorable onboard dining experience.

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Catering for hundreds of aircraft per day requires complex organization, where rapidity is just as crucial as a flavor because meals, snacks, and drinks must be served at precisely the appropriate time. From the bottom up, American built its new kitchen with technology to support catering teams in focusing on quality, freshness, and speed.

The new kitchen, which debuted right before the start of the summer, has reduced catering delays at DFW since it opened, enhancing the operation of the hub, which in turn enhances the operation of the airline.

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The new catering facility at American was constructed with sustainability in mind. The kitchen will very soon take part in a novel programme that utilizes organic food waste. Organic food waste is gathered by a vendor and distributed to farms and compost facilities as trays and dishes are being cleaned. Cans, paper, bottles, and other waste collected from aircraft have long been recycled by the airline.

The new catering kitchen will greatly increase America’s capacity for food preparation and storage, assisting the airline in meeting its demands as it expands at DFW. In order to support its hub operation, the airline is also deploying a new fleet of more than 100 catering trucks.

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