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 you always have. Fortunately, if you’re flying Delta internationally or in first class domestically and you know there will be meal service, then be sure to let Delta know before flying of your ...
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Last week, UA announced changes to their premium class meal service on North American flights. I had a chance to try out some of the changes earlier this week.
SFO-IAD, UA792, departing 2300
For years, UA has offered a fruit and cheese plate or deli plate on all redeye flights in domestic First Class. I usually order the Hindu or Moslem meal on these flights, but did not order a special meal this week in order to try out UA's new panini served on overnight flights and all ...
Check out this audio clip from NPR on the history of in-flight airline food.
I particularly like the perspective at the end:
But there's a paradox the airlines ignore. Is that when we get on board, we come to expect those silly peanuts or pretzels and that tomato juice. It's a way to pass the time, quite literally. And so the fact of not having access to this at all, that actually is a trying thing for any passenger.
Of course, the trade-off is cheap airfares. Today, ...
In this week's podcast, Hunter joins us to provide first hand experience with Delta airlines. We continue our "food up front" discussion, from episode 9, and discuss first class meals including:
- Meal times and flight distance requirements for first class
- How meal choices are taken and (perhaps) sorted for first class passengers
- Delta Airlines Royal Crown room changes
- Delta's inflight coach food menu and cocktails
- Snack boxes
- Delta's international upgrade program (or lack thereof)
- and, of course, more talk about hot nuts!
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