The Best and Worst Airline Food

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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by Moltisanti72 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:25 pm

Best I had was with Swiss air. Very good food with Swiss chocolat bar for dessert haha. Lufthansa was really good too. I strongly suggest anyone who can to put an extra 150$ for the flight and go with one of the two.
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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by Brody » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:59 pm

Look at the spread you got on Scandinavian Airlines during the 50's/60's

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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by chiltern » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:01 am

I can't remember the airline but 25 years ago I was flying from Europe back to the UK when it was announced that the airline couldn't provide their normal hot meal and could only offer a cold collation. What followed was a delicious meal of various smoked fish, gorgeous bread and followed by cheese, a week later I received a cheque for £10 and an apology.
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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by newkidontheblock » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:46 am

I eat at the airline lounge before getting on the EVA flight to Taipei. Usually sleep through the dinner service (departs at midnight or 1). Get the in-flight sandwich after I wake up, then have breakfast at the airline lounge after landing. Skip the meal on the flight from Taipei to Phnom Penh and have a wonderful lunch on arrival.

EVA food isn’t as carb packed as the Singapore Airlines food (aka Salad instead of ice cream). Still, a heavy meal coupled with just lying in a chair for 16 hrs then 4 hrs, dehydrated, makes me feel more bloated when I finally arrive.

Is it me or is the food in the air not so tasty? Even the sandwich on the plane has a rather bland taste.
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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by stevenjb » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:22 pm

The last time I had good food on a plane was when I brought my own on board (a while back) - Salame, Asiago Cheese, and Dolmas - even had my own plastic cutlery.
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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by oopsfermi » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:43 pm

They say you should avoid coffee/tea or really anything that they serve to you in a cup. Only bottled/canned will do. Something about bacteria being rampant in the galley and it making its way into the water.
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Re: The Best and Worst Airline Food

Post by stevenjb » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:48 pm

oopsfermi wrote:They say you should avoid coffee/tea or really anything that they serve to you in a cup. Only bottled/canned will do. Something about bacteria being rampant in the galley and it making its way into the water.
I have heard that the under 'plane belly' service ports for water inlet and sewage outlet are near each other.
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