What is the onboard experience?

For every flight or train journey, there are 100s of products involved in providing a great onboard experience. That includes everything from the meals, snacks and drinks, to bedding and amenity kits. With flight numbers set to increase thanks to growth in India and China, the onboard services market is looking to grow to $19.3bn by 2025*.

With such a wide range of items needed, onboard buyers rely on WTCE to present them with a comprehensive marketplace of practical and inspirational solutions. If you have a product that you think would fit onboard then get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you access this market.

The onboard service industry in numbers


Market size in 2018


CAGR to 2025


Passenger growth per year

How you can get onboard

The onboard experience is always evolving and over 2,000 attendees come to WTCE each year to discover new ideas from around the world. With plenty of options available for companies of all sizes and product ranges, WTCE provides the perfect environment to showcase your products to the right audience.

WTCE was a fantastic opportunity for us to meet some prospects we had already been talking to and introduce our brand to many buyers who had never seen us before. We were able to have fantastic discussions with many airlines.

Helen Pattinson, Co-Founder, Montezuma’s Chocolate

Your guide to WTCE

Get your guide to WTCE and find out:

  • The product categories and solutions are on show
  • Which airlines and rail operators you can meet including British Airways, Eurostar, American Airlines and more.
  • Facts & figures about the size of the show
  • Geographical location of visitors and exhibitors

Why exhibitors love WTCE

The show’s been great this year and the ideal place to launch… It is the go to show for anyone looking to crack the onboard market.

Olly Hiscocks

WTCE offered direct access to high quality leads and buyers both as visitors and fellow exhibitors. [W]e’ve had the opportunity speak directly with the key buying personnel…

Soho Juice Co.
Sales & Marketing

Excellent three days that completely exceeded any expectations… The number of doors that have opened to us is now double figures.

Bohanna Projects

Take the next step

Take your place at the next WTCE by enquiring about a stand. With a range of options to suit every business, find out how you can showcase your products.

Exhibitors find success

For 10 years WTCE has been helping businesses get onboard by introducing them to the right buyers. Read more of their stories and the find out how you can join them.