Donated from the personal archives of senior cabin crew Lazarus Shuib, this menu card showcased airasia’s origins as a full-service airline with DRB-HICOM. For a flight that was under 2 hours from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching, guests were served a three-course meal with dishes ranging from asparagus salad, seafood dumplings, baked fish with herbs, and […]
Before there was Santan, our inflight menu was named “Snack Attack”. This was one of our most extensive and varied inflight menu from that time, featuring Asean dishes such as seafood congee, curry laksa, chicken congee, tom yum noodles, and soto ayam noodles! Prawn sambal sandwiches, anyone?
Check out the cover of this edition of ‘Snack Attack’.
Some of the favourites from Santan has been part of the airasia journey from the get-go. Back in the day, our selection of hot food included Pak Nasser’s Nasi Lemak and Asian Fried Rice, sold on the Boeing 737-300s!
The humble beginnings of our inflight menu, dubbed “Snack Attack”. It was just a two-pager menu card with a selection of hot food, snacks, and airasia collectibles. At that time, we served plain old Nasi Lemak onboard as Pak Nasser’s Nasi Lemak has not been introduced. Look at those outrageous prices!
‘Word has it that one of the best Nasi Lemak to be had is on airasia’s morning flights’ – (New Straits Times). This edition of Snack Attack also marks the debut of our iconic Pak Nasser’s Nasi Lemak!