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  • Nickberry
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    Just read the latest article on new menus in Swiss First and business class.As a fan of BA and big supporter (Gold GL)am wondering why they can’t reinstate full menus in the premium classes?


    SimonS1
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    Because their priority is saving money?


    Malachi1
    Participant

    No question mark needed!!


    DavidSmith2
    Participant

    BA long haul business next week, hopefully. I plan to stock up on nibbles!


    norbert2008
    Participant

    As I started this subject earlier in the pandemic why cannot BA at least start with improved full bar service in premium cabins and not keep using single use plastic glasses?

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    keirnowak
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    I’ve recently been flying Qatar instead of BA where possible as they are still offering a good menu and the onboard service is outstanding.
    Need to book flights to HK end of January, if BA still have the very limited menu will be booking Qatar again.


    DerekVH
    Participant

    FT reporting normal service to be resumed in F and J from 20th January 2021.


    nevereconomy
    Participant

    A very tired and unnecessary forum. We have all been though this – you pays your money and you takes your choice. BA is well recognized as not perfect, but well suited to those like myself who have no intention of going anywhere near the ME if possible to avoid it, no matter how good the food or service. And that Swiss F menu is really not that outstanding by the standards of its country

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    Bullfrog
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    I have never been one for doing the “midnight shuffle” with the ME3. With covid, even less of a reason.

    Direct non stop flight for me, every time .. CX, TG or SQ & if I have to make a connection, give me HKG or SIN any time, and even a two night stop at the Mandarin Oriental in BKK .. not the UAE.

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    FaroFlyer
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    I have never been one for doing the “midnight shuffle” with the ME3. With covid, even less of a reason.

    Direct non stop flight for me, every time .. CX, TG or SQ & if I have to make a connection, give me HKG or SIN any time, and even a two night stop at the Mandarin Oriental in BKK .. not the UAE.

    I completely agree. A stopover in the ME is going back to the 80’s and early 90’s, unless you are going to OZ or NZ

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    SimonS1
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    A very tired and unnecessary forum. We have all been though this – you pays your money and you takes your choice. BA is well recognized as not perfect, but well suited to those like myself who have no intention of going anywhere near the ME if possible to avoid it, no matter how good the food or service. And that Swiss F menu is really not that outstanding by the standards of its country

    Of course….each to their own.

    In any case why even assume it means a stop in the Middle East? There are other options for direct/non stop travel that offer decent catering options.

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    Swissdiver
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    If you live near London, it makes indeed sense to fly direct. But when your home airport offers a limited choice of intercontinental flights, the ME3 are to be considered. For me, based in GVA, it makes sense to fly QR to Asia instead of BA that would require be to leave GVA earlier to arrive at the same time…


    LuganoPirate
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    And that Swiss F menu is really not that outstanding by the standards of its country

    I have to disagree – sorry. The Swiss First menu is excellent in variety quality and presentation. BA’s offering does not even reach the standard of the Swiss Business class menu. Both Swiss and Lufthansa have what I would call a real first class service, from separate check-in, dedicated security that leads straight to the lounge. Car to the plane etc. On arrival you are met and escorted through immigration or taken direct to the lounge if in transit. It’s those extra’s that define a true first class, not just the food.

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    RoyJones
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    Interesting !! The only airline I have always had a good flight on is Cathay Pacific. You can have brilliant service with poor food and it will be remembered as a good flight and you can have brilliant food with poor or surly service and it will be remembered as a poor flight. Whereas premium cabin crews tend to be the better ones, there is always the exception, most of which I try to forget.


    Ricardo
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    I disagree. I flew Swiss First to NYC in November and both the service and the food were outstanding. I had a booking with BA but cancelled given the subpar food experience one currently experiences while flying First with BA.

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