British Airways Ditching Second Meal for “Fun-Size” Chocolate Bars

by Adam

Beginning last month, transatlantic British Airways passengers are now being provided a “fun-size” chocolate bar instead of a second main meal. BA told CNBC that menus were revised last month for shorter transatlantic flights.

“We offer customers on all of our transatlantic flights a three course meal, bar service and snacks and on our longer transatlantic flights, including to the west coast, customers are offered an extra meal during the flight. We regularly review our catering to ensure we are investing where it matters most to our customers,” the spokesperson added.

Related: Delta Airlines is Offering New In-Flight Snack Options

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V Fox August 15, 2016 - 4:42 pm

Another penny pinching scheme from a rubbish airline I avoid them like the plague. Roll on the day Qatar, Emirates,Etihad get transatlantic routes they will be finished.
By the way what us a SHORT transatlantic flight the Atlantic is the Atlantic !!!

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steve case August 15, 2016 - 9:11 pm

Adam, what are you talking about: first class, business, Y+, Y or steerage?

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Adam August 15, 2016 - 9:14 pm

@Steve Case – Economy only, F, J, and Y+ still have multiple meals.

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Dennis August 15, 2016 - 9:42 pm

What is considered a shorter flight? Like to New York and Boston? I was served two meals on my flight to MIA on BA metal at the end of July.

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Adam August 15, 2016 - 9:43 pm

@Dennis – Exactly – shorter NE flights like JFK, EWR, BOS, etc.

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