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The Deep Dish on United's Exciting New Menu Items
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Chicago-style deep dish pizza tops a list of delicious new offerings on board July 1
Colorado-based New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA takes off September 1

CHICAGO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United is adding something new for every taste with several new in-flight menu items available for purchase. Starting July 1, customers can experience a slice of Chicago with personal-size Uno's deep-dish pizza, and United will expand its onboard beer list to include New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA beginning September 1.

United customers will also have more Choice Menu options from which to choose, including Bistro on Board items like the breakfast egg white flatbread; Uno's deep dish spinach, cheese and garlic pizza; Thai-style Chicken Ciabatta sandwich; and the new, Mediterranean-inspired Protein Box, featuring a healthy mix of almonds, sesame sticks, roasted red pepper hummus and cracked wheat salad.

United has also refreshed some of its popular Snack Shop items, including the Tapas Box, a customer favorite. The updated Tapas Box includes flatbread crackers, almonds, bruschetta, cheese spread, hummus, olive crackers, dried fruit, ginger mints and a sea salt dark chocolate caramel.

"As part of our ongoing commitment to putting our customers at the center of everything we do, we are always listening to their feedback when it comes to food choices on board our flights," said Jimmy Samartzis, United's vice president of Catering Operations. "Our customers told us they are craving pizza, and we heard them. We are excited to offer two new options a breakfast egg white flatbread served on morning flights and deep dish pizza from hometown favorite Uno's on afternoon and evening flights."

All new menu items and refreshed snackboxes will be available for purchase on flights within the U.S. with a scheduled flight time of more than 3.5 hours and on all international flights from the U.S. to Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Snack Shop items including the Tapas, Classic, Select and Ben Flyin Kid's snackboxes are available on all flights over 1.5 hours within North America, including the Caribbean and select Latin American cities, Singapore and Australia. Learn more about where you can get your snacks here.

United's popular cheeseburger and fries ($11.99) will remain on the menu. View United's refreshed Choice Menu with the new items here.
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 New Choice Menu options July 1	
 Uno's deep dish pizza $9.99  Personal-size, spinach, cheese and garlic
 Egg white flatbread $9.99  Egg white crumble, mozzarella cheese, cherry tomatoes, spinach, parsley, herbed ricotta on focaccia bread
 Thai-style chicken ciabatta $9.99	  Grilled chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, carrots, red peppers, Thai-style cilantro aioli on ciabatta bread 
 Protein Box $9.99  Almonds, sesame sticks, roasted red pepper hummus and cracked wheat salad
 Fresh-Start Breakfast Combo $12.99  Egg white flatbread, Chobani Greek yogurt, fresh fruit served with whole grain oat granola
 Pizza and beer combo $13.99  Uno's deep dish pizza and Miller Lite
 
 Refreshed Choice Menu items July 1	
 Tapas Snack Box $9.59  Featuring new flatbread crackers, almonds, bruschetta, cheese spread, hummus, olive crackers, dried fruit and a sea salt dark chocolate caramel and ginger mints
 Ben Flyin Adventure Bear Kid's Snack Box $5.59  Mini chocolate chip cookies, raisins, squeezable applesauce, and Goldfish. Includes an activity sheet with games and CrayAngles crayons
 
 New beers  September 1	
 New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA  $7.99  Brewed in Colorado, New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA gives aromas of citrus (specifically orange and grapefruit) as well as some tropical fruit notes and a hint of toasted bread
 Sam Adams Oktoberfest  $7.99  Born in Boston, Oktoberfest is a delicious harmony of sweet flavors, including caramel and toffee
 Blue Point Toasted Lager $7.99  Brewed in New York, Blue Point Lager is made with six grains to perfect a balanced flavor of malt and hops, and a special proprietary lager yeast to give Toasted Lager an exceptional, long-lasting smooth finish
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Old Jun 18, 17, 7:05 am   #1
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Uno deep dish pizza, new Fresh Choice items(1 July 2017), new beer(1 Sept) in economy

http://www.forbes.com/sites/grantmar...s#771be1d235b8

Beginning next month. Appears the only flavor being offered is Spinach and Garlic hopefully more options are available at some point. A beer and pizza combo is also planned.

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Old Jun 18, 17, 7:35 am   #2
  
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Ace! Cheap pizza can still.be good pizza. I have a soft spot in my heart for the microwave pizza bought as a teenager
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Ace! Cheap pizza can still.be good pizza. I have a soft spot in my heart for the microwave pizza bought as a teenager
Yup, bring it on.
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Score! I'm sure they will always sell out, and the smell in the cabin will greatly frustrate those in the back who want to buy it but can't.
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Nice! Hopefully they add pepperoni at some point

Also...did not see the article differentiate between domestic and international flights - safe to assume it will be available for both? It would be great as a midflight snack or even a prearrival meal choice.
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Old Jun 18, 17, 9:26 am   #6
  
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Oh, boy! I can't wait to sit next to someone eating a garlic pizza on an international flight. Heck, even on a domestic flight. Thanks, but no thanks.

I'm becoming more and more convinced that the people who make these suggestions and decisions don't fly in economy very often. What in the world are they thinking?!?
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Old Jun 18, 17, 9:33 am   #7
  
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SIGH. Now I have to choose between the Cheeseburger or a Pizza?!
#CanIhaveboth ?
#1kplease ?
Props to UA!
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I'm becoming more and more convinced that the people who make these suggestions and decisions don't fly in economy very often. What in the world are they thinking?!?
LOL, you actually think decision makers sit in coach? Y is for the unwashed masses, not the elite.
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LOL, you actually think decision makers sit in coach? Y is for the unwashed masses, not the elite.
"Unwashed" is going to take on an additional meaning now.
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I guess we'll finally see what it looks like when they live up to the old adage "You can make a pizza so cheap, nobody will eat it."
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Old Jun 18, 17, 10:22 am   #11
  
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In this case, is Pizza Uno doing UA a favor by letting UA serving its food onboard and has preparation standards for UA to follow so their halfway decent name does not get ruined by poor execution?

Or, Pizza Uno is so happy for the volume and free publicity, they have no power to ensure anything is done right?
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Just something else to stink up the cabin.
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Interesting to note that the Forbes article indicates that pizza sales will be for North American flights, except for those departing Canada. Why is deep dish pizza banned in Canada?
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Interesting to note that the Forbes article indicates that pizza sales will be for North American flights, except for those departing Canada. Why is deep dish pizza banned in Canada?
Maybe it is a cultural invasion like DirecTV?

Could it just be the logistic of sending the pizzas to Canada for departing flights?
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Nice addition. AA used to served Uno pizzas as a pre-arrival meal option in J on westbound transatlantic flights. They were always a safe but decent option. Worked well. Should definitely be a nice addition for economy passengers.
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