United States professional airline Hawaiian Airlines recently released vegan meals in the key cabin of all intercontinental flights, with the exception of Tahiti and Tutuila. The new plant-based choices, which should be requested at least two times prior to a scheduled flight, are established by the airline’s regional chefs based mostly on the availability of ingredients and include dishes this sort of as full-wheat pasta with sauteéd mushrooms, leek ratatouille with tomato sauce, grilled vegetables, and contemporary fruit. “Complimentary foods have been a hallmark of our Hawaiian hospitality centered all-around dealing with our passengers as if they have been company in our home,” Alex Da Silva, Hawaiian Airways exterior communications senior manager, told VegNews. “We are often seeking for means to enrich and refine our provider to generate a unforgettable experience for every person on board, and we made a decision to broaden our selections with the knowledge that a rising selection of our attendees like vegan meals.” Hawaiian Airlines joins several international airways that now offer you vegan solutions owing to increasing passenger requests. Late last yr, Australian airline Jetstar extra a vegan menu to its international flights and prolonged the alternative to domestic flights in February. In July, Air New Zealand included the Impossible Burger to its company-course menu on all flights—even following receiving backlash from the country’s crimson meat market.