About Emirates Flight Catering

Emirates Flight Catering Co. L.L.C. (EKFC) employs over 4,800 staff and provides in-flight catering and support services for airlines and passengers at Dubai International Airport.

Following many expansion programmes to cope with the growth of Emirates Airline and the booming city of Dubai, the existing EKFC catering facility now has the capacity to produce over 68,000 airline meals per day. A brand new catering facility dedicated to the production of airline meals for Emirates Airlines is opening in March 2007. The new facility has a design capacity of 115,000 meal tray set-ups per day, and will feature high levels of automation including an electric monorail system for metal carts, a bin conveyor system for equipment and a vacuum waste disposal system throughout the facility.

The company provided 22.3 million airline meals in 2006, and is on course to produce over 24 million meals in 2007. The daily average meal uplift is 68,000.