What in-flight Bubbly do Airlines Serve?

18th September 2015

What in-flight Bubbly do Airlines Serve

If you’re lucky enough to travel First Class or Business Class on a flight, you may have had a chance to sample the airlines sparkling wine list. Having a glass of bubbly can be an enjoyable part of the travelling experience, so it’s important that there’s a good choice.

Here’s some popular and interesting selections airlines go for when selecting a sparkling wine – more often going for a high quality Champagne.


  • Singapore Airlines serves Taittinger Prelude Grand Crus to Business Class. 
  • Qantas serves 2000 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne to First Class.
  • British Airways serves Brut Réserve to Business Class
  • Air France

Dom Pérignon: Different vintages (usually 2002 or 2004) is a classic choice for any Champagne-lover and a safe bet to serve to First Class flyers. Served on:

  • Singapore Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Thai Airlines
  • Malaysia Airlines

Krug Grande Cuvée (NV): Unsurprisingly a popular choice as a top quality Champagne served in First Class. Served on:

  • Singapore Airlines
  • ANA
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Qatar Airways
  • EVA
  • Lufthansa

Laurent-Perrier Grand Siècle (NV) First Class:

  • Lufthansa
  • Swiss Air 
  • British Airways

Deutz Brut Classic Business Class:

  • Air France

2002 Salon Cuvée “S”. First Class:

  • Japan Airlines

Perrier Jouët Belle Epoque (2004) First Class:

  • Korean Air

Some airlines are choosing to serve alternatives to Champagne, such as Prosecco or a sparkling wine from the companies original country or particular route, such as Sekt for Germany and Cava for Spain. American Airlines often has a variety of sparkling wines on offer depending on the destination of the particular flight. English sparkling wine is also making it’s way onto airlines wine lists.

Balfour Brut Rosé Served on:

  • British Airways

Ridgeview 2011 Served on:

  • Virgin Atlantic’s 787 Dreamliner

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