easyJet to serve Costa Coffee onboard all flights from this summer

easyJet to serve Costa Coffee onboard all flights from this summer

June 09 - 2024

Coffee Geography Magazine

easyJet and Costa Coffee sign a collaboration agreement that will see two of the UK’s leading brands take flight together. Serving millions of customers across Europe, Costa Coffee will be available onboard all easyJet flights from this summer. 

Set to launch late summer 2024, the new offering will see a range of Costa Coffee’s hot beverage options take to the skies, with easyJet customers able to choose from Cappuccino, Latte, Salted Caramel Latte, as well as a Decaf option, crafted specifically for tasting great at 30,000 feet.

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The collaboration is set to further enhance the range of onboard refreshments easyJet offers through its EAT.DRINK.SHOP range, served across easyJet’s entire network of nearly 1000 routes to more than 155 airports across 35 countries, through the airlines’ catering and retail partner dnata.  

Russell Braterman, Proposition and In Flight Retail Director for easyJet said: “We are always looking for ways to enhance our customers’ onboard experience, which includes offering great quality brands that our customers know and love, and so we’re delighted to be launching this delicious new range of Costa Coffee products this summer who we have been working with for some time to develop the perfect recipes for our customers to enjoy.”

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Mark Cumming, UK Commercial Director for Costa Coffee said: "Working with easyJet to bring Costa Coffee on board their flights is an exciting milestone for us and will see us take to the skies this summer. It's a testament to our commitment to making high-quality coffee accessible to everyone as we’ve developed an airline friendly range that tastes great at 30,000 feet. As we prepare to embark on this journey together, we look forward to offering our products to millions of passengers this Summer – enriching their inflight experience with the great taste of Costa Coffee.”

Richard Bainbridge, Retail Director for dnata Catering said: “As easyJet’s inflight retail partner, dnata are delighted to be working with both easyJet and Costa Coffee on bringing to the inflight retail market this amazing coffee proposition, giving our customers a high street branded coffee experience during flight. The range of specially developed drinks complement the wider range of food and meals on board perfectly, which we hope will delight our customers.” 

easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline and carried more than 82 million passengers in 2023 with more than 11.3 million travelling for business. The airline has over 300 aircraft flying on nearly 1000 routes to more than 155 airports across 35 countries. Over 300 million Europeans live within one hour's drive of an easyJet airport. 

Founded in London by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa in 1971, Costa Coffee is present in 50 countries around the world, with 2,700+ coffee shops in the UK & Ireland and 1,300+ globally.