Turkish Airlines opts for Essence inserts on A350s and B787s


Collins Aerospace has won the contract to provide Essence galley inserts on 25 of Turkish Airlines’ new Airbus A350s and 25 of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners (with 10 options). Aircraft deliveries are underway and will continue into 2024, with the galley Inserts selected including ovens, beverage maker equipment including espresso machines, and refrigeration products.

“After providing Turkish Airlines with galley inserts for both narrow-body and wide-body platforms for many years, we’re really pleased to introduce our customer to the new Essence suite,” said Brian Schmalz, VP of galley inserts sales & marketing at Collins Aerospace. “Our Essence products are not only intuitive and easy to operate, they are engineered to produce high-quality inflight food and beverage, consistent with Turkish Airlines’ world-class service position.”

“The new galley inserts will help support us in providing our passengers with expanded offerings, such as espresso and cappuccino beverages, while enhancing our award-winning dishes from our world-famous, talented chefs,” said Ahmet Bolat, Turkish Airlines’ ihief Investment and technology officer. “Collins Aerospace has been outfitting our galleys for many years, and we look forward to working with them to bring this industry-leading product collection onboard our new aircraft.”

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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