Some of Nik Sennhauser’s earliest memories are of long-haul flights – and of eating on a plane.
“The first time I got on a plane I was about five months old,” he says.
“I grew up between Austria and Thailand, so I’d be on a plane every two to three months or so.
“It was the one place where, as a kid, I would just eat the whole meal without question.
“At home, my mum would have to force me to eat stuff, but on a plane I’d just eat whatever I was given. I remember getting on the plane and looking forward to the food.”
With family all over the world – his parents in Thailand, his sisters in the United States and Switzerland, and a brother in Spain – flying has always meant “home” to him.
And so a connection was made. The little boy who was “quite obsessed with plane food” and flying grew up into a fully fledged “avgeek,” or aviation fan. A freelance project…