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Old Aug 21, 09, 11:48 pm
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Originally Posted by TonySCV View Post
Is that unusual? I thought all transcons always served breakfast, lunch or dinner throughout the day until after 7:30PM when a snack is served.

The one that always miffs me is ORD-LAX in the early afternoons. It says "snack" for F meals but I always remember these flights offering fairly substantive meals even during snack hours in the afternoon.

- T
I think "lunch" is a term that is used very loosely by AA with respect to transcons. I took one a couple months ago from SFO-BOS that left around 1pm that was definitely categorized as a "lunch" flight. Lunch was a salad with either a soggy sandwich that you might get in your lunch box in fourth grade, or a plate of cold cuts. I suppose what they served could technically be called "lunch" but it was certainly not the lunch you would expect on a first class transcon.

I don't know why, but of late, I've found the transcon lunch meals, and sometimes even the dinner meals, to be less appetizing than what you get SFO-DFW, or SFO-ORD for lunch/dinner.
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