Airline Meals Posts

I Tasted The New American Meals and They Are a Serious Downgrade

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Today is Day 1 of the Douggie Diet and I must say there are very few ups and more downs to the US Airways/AA food enhancements. The benefits of the new food offerings is mainly for US Airways fliers as meals are now being served on many more US Airways fights than premerger and now flights ...

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Thai Airways B747-400 First Class - Photo Tour (BKK-MUC)

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I cashed in some UNITED miles for a R/T Europe to South East Asia first class reward. Here is a photo tour of the Thai (TG) B747-400 first class cabin on my return flight to Munich. You can also check out my photo tour of the TG A380 First class on my FRA-BKK flight. I have to say I think I like ...

Swiss Air Lines Business Class to Luxembourg

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After Liverpool, another leg on my trip was to Belgium for some touring and tasty beers.  I also was able to and get the somewhat elusive passport stamp in Luxembourg.

Early morning in Manchester UK 

My ...

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US Airways Adds Meals to Shorter Flights + Improves IFE

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US Airways offers a very decent meal on domestic flights--when you can get one. The problem is that unless your flight is scheduled for more than 3.5 hours during conventional meal times, you're out of luck. That has put US Airways at a competitive disadvantage, as ...

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A Delicious Breakfast on American Airlines

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I admit it. I do like airline food. Though I am getting better at turning things down, I still eat almost anything put before me on an airplane. Most of my domestic flying this year has been transcons to/from Newark on United Airlines, which feature a multi-course meal and menus in first class. ...

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New York to Tokyo - A great menu

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When we booked our trip to Bali using 49,500 American Airlines Aadvantage miles in business class (55,000 - 10% rebate due to our Citi card), we wanted to maximize our experience.  We had never flown Japan Airlines and their business product had received good reviews, it seemed like the ...

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Korean Air Business Class Food

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After my debacle getting a new flight after Delta postponed my original flight to NRT; I was rebooked on Korean Air to Seoul.  This was my first experience on Koren Air and I wasn't disappointed.  The flight attendants were all very attentive and much ...

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American Expands Meal Selection to European flights

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A few weeks ago I received an email from American letting me select my meal for my upcoming trip to Easter Island.  I loved this but was disappointed that my trip to London this weekend didn't have it.

Today I logged in and pulled up my reservation for this weekend to see the Entree Selection Option. 

Definitely a cool little bonus.

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United Returns Meal Priority for 1Ks in Premium Cabins

Four years ago, United redesigned their on-board manifests to allow flight attendants a better opportunity to identify full-fare customers and elite fliers in the premium cabins. This change also enabled for the flight attendants to take meal orders according to your status.

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United Will Again Prioritize Meal Orders by Status for 1Ks

Back in the "good old days" legacy United FAs would sort meals orders by status, giving preference to full-fare passengers and top-tier elites. Continental FAs would simply move from front to back, without regard to OnePass status or fare paid. As with most things, the Continental policy won out ...

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How to Order A Special Meal On Delta

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If there’s anything that has taken away from the joy of flying in the last two years, it’s my choice of being a pescotarian. Dietary restrictions at 30,000 feet are not the easiest to deal with and when you’re stuck in a metal tube far above the ground, options are not something ...

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An Upgrade to the Meal Tray

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Back in August, I had one of the best domestic flight experiences in all my years of flying on Delta, however, not only was the flight experience top notch due to the above and beyond service given by the airlines, I also took notice to new or different meal try concept presented by Delta ...

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Swiss my new airline of choice for European flights

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My home airport is Manchester UK (MAN) and I have a few Star Alliance options; United, US Airways, Lufthansa, SAS, TAP, Brussels, Turkish and Swiss. I have been sticking with Lufthansa over the years and I have been over all happy with LH, but in the past few years LH has made some changes to ...

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Eating In Economy - It's getting Pricey!

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Free food on Domestic US flights is very rare these days, especially in the economy class cabin. However as airlines have removed free food and snacks other airlines have not. Delta removed meals from their flights years ago, but have continued to offer free snacks, such as peanuts, pretzels, ...

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What's in Delta's Red Snack Box

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Recently on a flight from JFK to LAX I found myself in economy. As my status with Delta has dropped in recent months, I am finding myself in the back of the bus more and more. Honestly I’m fine with this. After all you get wait you pay for. 

So on this flight form JFK to LAX I ...

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Winning Over a Cranky Flight Attendant

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Have you ever had a flight attendant from hell who turned out to be an angel in disguise?  I did on a recent United Airlines flight. Kind of.

I was flying from Los Angeles to Philadelphia on a recent Sunday night redeye. It was an A319 with only eight first class seats and as I ...

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International Airplane Breakfasts Go Local with Traditional Flavors

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A Traditional Costa Rican Breakfast on United Airlines

This is the best breakfast I've ever had on an airplane.

On a recent United-Continental flight from San Josè, Costa Rica to Newark Liberty I scored a last-minute upgrade that landed me in early-morning Bloody ...

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