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Qatar Airways Introduces New Organic Food Choices for Passengers in Celebration of EXPO 2023 Doha

The award winning airline partners with local farms and Evergreens Organics to curate EXPO 2023 Doha a la carte menu special

Qatar Airways Oryx One Inflight Entertainment System introduces more than 30 botanical shows including ‘Martha Knows Best’,Vegetable Garden’ and ‘The Future of Water

Doha, Qatar – Marking the start of environmental celebrations with EXPO 2023 Doha, Qatar Airways introduces new menu items onboard sourced from local organic farms in Qatar. The airline’s latest delicious additions available for passengers travelling from Doha until March 2024.


Onboard World’s Best Business Class Cabin, passengers will be greeted with bespoke beverages inspired by the Horticultural Expo. These drinks are curated by the renowned healthy food expert from Evergreen Organics, Ghanim Al Sulaiti. Cabin Crew will introduce passengers to an exclusive à la carte menu, spotlighting a new Super Food Salad made from organic ingredients sourced from Safwa, a Qatari farm and subsidiary of Alfardan Group whose main priority is providing top quality local produce.


Economy Class travellers will also be invited to enjoy the EXPO festivities. The cutlery bands will showcase the EXPO's vivid colours, and dessert options will be adorned with a chocolate disk displaying the event's logo.


The award-winning Oryx One Inflight Entertainment will present a trailer video of the Horticultural EXPO to all passengers, encouraging them to explore the global event first-hand. Additionally, a dedicated Expo Channel will allow passengers to watch over 30 gardening-related shows, promising a memorable horticultural experience in-flight.


Oryx One Expo Channel's line-up includes: Homegrown, Martha Knows Best, Learning From Nature, Container Garden, Agritech and the Future of Farming, How to Save a City, The Future of Water, The Plastic Predicament, Vegetable Garden, and many more.


Expo 2023 Doha, is running from October 2023 to March 2024 at the scenic Al Bidda Park, and is anticipated to draw around three million international visitors. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the six-month event will feature a diverse array of experiences including beautiful gardens, enlightening talks, art, cuisine, and a special emphasis on innovative approaches to combat desertification.


As the Official Airline and Strategic Partner of Expo 2023 Doha, Qatar Airways proudly invites visitors to the “Qatar Airways Garden”. The mesmerising attraction, part of Expo 2023 Doha, will run until the end of March 2024. Inspired by global botanical marvels, with a special nod to the timeless Gardens of Versailles, the garden is an exquisite blend of Qatar's modern spirit and its cherished traditions.


About Evergreen Organics:

Evergreen Organics, also known as Evergreen or EG, has been a culinary trailblazer in Qatar since its establishment in 2016 by its founders, Ghanim Alsulaiti and Jowaher Alfardan. As Qatar's first entirely plant-based café, Evergreen Organics takes immense pride in its one hundred percent vegan identity, offering a wholesome and eco-conscious dining experience.

About Safwa Farm:

A Qatari farm and subsidiary of Alfardan Group. The Founder and General Manager of Safwa, Mr. Fardan Fahad Alfardan’s main priority is to provide top quality local produce grown by using cutting edge farming technology that protects the environment.


Safwa products are the best pick of the land from the “Wahat Al-Shafalahia” farm, a subsidiary of Alfardan Group. Safwa’s top-quality produce is grown with cutting-edge, environment-friendly farming technology that requires no soil, protecting the most valuable asset, the land, and growing vegetables where otherwise the climate would not allow. At Safwa, the aim is for customers to experience the freshest, best-tasting, local produce.

About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to be synonymous with excellence, also taking home, Best Airline in the Middle East, World's Best Business Class Lounge and World's Best Business Class Lounge Dining at the prestigious awards held during the 2023 Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways is an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022). As leaders in industry innovation and digital adoption, Qatar Airways was recently voted the world’s best airline website by World Travel Tech Awards.

Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 170 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’ in 2021 and 2022 consecutively. This year, Hamad International Airport has been ranked by Skytrax as the second-best airport in the world, and received the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ accolade for the ninth time in a row, as well as ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’.

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