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6 – 8 June 2023
Hamburg Messe
6 – 8 June 2023
Hamburg Messe

A world of inspiration to enhance the onboard experience

The leading global event for inflight catering, onboard services and passenger comfort

The world of onboard is always evolving. If you are passionate about improving the passenger experience, WTCE is designed just for you.

Delight your guests and set your brand apart by discovering a marketplace of inspiration, insight and practical solutions at WTCE.

We bring the whole onboard industry together, so you can collaborate and build relationships with the right people, for a stronger, more sustainable onboard strategy.


Keep up to date with the ideas and trends shaping your sector with us. You need to hear what thought-leaders are saying and see what your competitors are doing.


Marketplaces are for showcasing new products and innovations, sharing ideas, preparing for future challenges and being ready for the opportunity when it lands.

What's On

From 250+ innovative suppliers to demos, networking and insightful conference sessions. Have a look at what we have to offer during the three day event!

Featured Exhibitors

300 + Exhibitors
5000 + Attendees
50 + New Exhibitors
20 + Hours of Learning

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VIP Programme; for airline, rail and catering buyers

If you have purchasing responsibility for an airline, rail operator or an onboard catering supplier, you may be eligible for a VIP badge for WTCE 2023, which includes a host of valuable rewards before and during the event.

An inspirational marketplace

Our annual event brings the whole industry together to discover the latest onboard innovations across inflight catering, buy onboard and passenger comfort. With 300 businesses showcasing their products and services to airlines and rail operators from around the world. Find out who exhibited at the 2022 event by visiting the Exhibitor Directory.

Taste of Travel Theatre

Always at the heart of WTCE, the Taste of Travel Theatre provides a fantastic line-up of expert advisors, chefs and consultants in daily sessions designed to help visitors understand the macro trends impacting the onboard sector and organisations worldwide in the coming year.

The 2022 line-up debated important topics including sustainability and passenger personalisation with live demonstrations and exclusive presentations from top passenger experience professionals and experts in the field.

Passenger Experience Conference

The one-day event brings together experts and visionaries from airlines, airframers, OEMs, suppliers and design organisations to discuss the future of passenger experience, onboard environments, and services.

This is a unique opportunity to learn, network and conducts business the day before WTCE opens. Get a head start on your competition and learn the latest trends and insights that will set your business up for success.

WTCE Connect: a new meeting solution

WTCE Connect, our new event planning and meeting tool will make it even easier for exhibitors and attendees to find relevant contacts, products and companies, and organise meetings at the event.

Find the latest insights on the WTCE Hub

Keep up-to-date with all the latest trends, innovations, expert views, event news and inspiring stories from the onboard industry. Find exclusive articles, reports, webinars, interviews and more.

Featured Articles

Onboard Menu Options in a Post-Pandemic World

With passengers looking for healthy options, airlines are updating their menus with new ideas.

WTCE Round Table Led by Pax International Magazine

Hear from onboard experts as they discuss the meat alternatives that could be onboard soon.

Airlines Stand United in Fight for Sustainability

Gain insight from leading airlines as they continue to improve their sustainability and operations.

I’ve come to WTCE to meet suppliers and I’ve definitely found the right kind of companies here that I’m looking to meet. I’m particularly interested in sustainable products and companies with innovative thinking and I’ve found that WTCE has been a great place to meet suppliers with innovation and sustainability front of mind.

Deputy General Manager
All Nippon Airways

We are here for the catering area, searching for new products and new suppliers. We have enjoyed seeing the latest innovations from exhibitors and you can’t beat touching the products instead of seeing them on a screen.

Senior Category Manager Onboard Services
Eurostar International Limited

I came to WTCE to meet up with suppliers face to face and expand our portfolio and build up relationships. We want to discuss and see how the new market is growing. I have really enjoyed the environment here. Everything has been really organised.

Procurement Manager
Etihad Airways

(I am here) to see so many different things under the same roof. There are so many different examples of new products, and innovative products.

Manager – Supply Chain
United Airlines

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