An aerospace service trolley is also known as airline meal trolley, airline catering trolley, or trolley cart is a little cart stashed up by an air carrier for operating by the cabin crew members inside the aircraft for passenger service by food, beverages and other items for the duration of a flight. Containers and trolleys used in the commercial aircrafts are believed as a division of aircraft galley, mainly understood by the umbrella term galley inserts. Small storage boxes as cabins are fixed in the airplane galley for storing up small items, for example, ice and food among others whereas trolleys are used to deliver the food and beverages to the passengers inside the aircraft cabin. The galley is the compartment of an aircraft where food is prepared and cooked. This might also signify or represent a particular design of a household kitchen or to a land-based kitchen on a naval base.
In commercial airlines, galleys not only include facilities to store and serve beverages and food, although also holds the emergency equipment storage, flight attendant jump seats in addition to everything else flight attendants may possibly require for the duration of the flight. Nowadays most aircrafts in operation primarily make use of the well-known airline service trolley system. Thus aerospace galley trolley is an essential tool in an aerospace cabin interior. Both the galley trolley manufacturers along with the airline companies consider that galley trolley and galley might possibly have an indirect or direct impact on the experience of a passenger’s flight. A unhygienic and poor trolley as per the standards may possibly make the experience of a passenger unpleasant. However, the indirect passenger experience is primarily fuelled by the level of agreement of the flight crew as a result of their experience with their equipment, for example, galley trolley.
Both the trolley and container types can be either fit in the form of line or else retro in the galley of any form of aircraft types such as regional, very large body, wide body or narrow body aircraft. A trolley in a commercial aircraft is mainly in form of folding, refrigerated, meal/bar or a waste bin trolley. These trolleys can be of other half or full size that can be locked electronically or manually.
Referring to the recent market study by Persistence Market Research, it is stated that the worldwide aerospace galley trolley and container market is anticipated to account for a market valuation of US$ 327.1 Million by 2017 end, and is likely to account for US$ 460.3 Million in the eight-year projected period of 2017-2025, creating an incremental opportunity of US$ 133.2 Million. Further, it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% in the said period.