World-leading expertise in planning and implementing airline catering facilities

Frankfurt, Delhi, Dubai and Singapore – io-consultants is the global leader in planning in-flight catering facilities and has designed and implemented state-of-the-art facilities at major airports around the world. Common to all projects is the importance of meeting the demanding requirements of efficiency, cost-effectiveness, safety, and sustainability.

Catering facilities that serve up to 320,000 meals a day – io-consultants provides the technical solutions for tasty meals above the clouds at the world’s largest airports.

io-consultants’ service portfolio covers all aspects of in-flight catering for airports of all sizes. Our expertise ranges from initial feasibility studies and profitability analyses to planning and implementing new facilities from start to finish. Architecture, logistics, IT, factory and industrial kitchen planning are the cornerstones that tie in with each other in optimal interaction.

We build project-specific teams from the various disciplines, and their unique international experience flows into the planning processes from the very beginning. This gives you the certainty of efficient and cost-effective project execution at all times. Our consultants also provide comprehensive decision-making support on some of the vital aspects for successful planning of inflight catering:

  • Production methods, such as Cook & Freeze and Cook & Chill
  • Logistics systems, such as high-bay warehouses and automated transports
  • Cooling concepts, such as brine cooling and cryogenic cooling
  • Supply and disposal plans, such as waste disposal and laundry concepts
  • Dishwashing technology
  • Slideshow Inflight Catering
  • Slideshow Inflight Catering
  • Slideshow Inflight Catering


We offer reliable, productive and efficient solutions that lead to measurable success. Learn more about our successful projects with renowned clients around the world:

State-of-the-art technology in the catering sector with io-consultants:

  • Low-temperature dishwashing – for potential operating cost savings of up to one million euros per year
  • Development of a vertical buffer – for efficient cold storage use
  • Introduction of visual identification – for added process safety, to tap savings potential in terms of space, personnel, time and operating costs, and for faster overall processing

Please contact us 

Julius Weis Partner Phone: +49 (0) 62 21 / 379-190