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Mid-Con Flights - No More Printed Menus in F

Mid-Con Flights - No More Printed Menus in F

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Old Oct 11, 18, 1:29 pm
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Mid-Con Flights - No More Printed Menus in F

From my travels in September and October, it looks like midcon flights are no longer getting printed menus in first class. The exact routes were PDX-ORD, ORD-SFO, and SFO-ORD.

Were my experiences the anomaly?
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Old Oct 11, 18, 2:01 pm
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Nope. No menus my last few flights between BUR-PDX.
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Old Oct 11, 18, 2:12 pm
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menu card was absent on IAD-SEA last Friday also :/
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Old Oct 11, 18, 4:41 pm
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The menu was always spotty, in my experience.
Even when it WAS loaded onto the plane, flight attendants often forgot it.
Except on SkyWest... those folks have their stuff together!
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Old Oct 11, 18, 4:55 pm
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I'm OK with no menu on mid-con and shorter flights, but I understand that having a menu is a YMMV.
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Old Oct 11, 18, 7:11 pm
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No more menus except on premium markets (Hawaii, NE, DC, Florida)
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Old Oct 11, 18, 7:50 pm
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Originally Posted by dayone View Post
I'm OK with no menu on mid-con and shorter flights, but I understand that having a menu is a YMMV.
I liked that it kept AS honest. If a flight was miscatered or some part of the service was overlooked, it was readily apparent. Now it's back to loosey goosey whatever.

Originally Posted by AS737 View Post
No more menus except on premium markets (Hawaii, NE, DC, Florida)
I realize this has been the grouping for several months now, but this also is a downgrade from the previous HI & transcon grouping for RDU, CHS and near transcon destinations such as MSY and others.
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Old Oct 11, 18, 10:57 pm
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The menu was always spotty, in my experience.
Same here. Maybe 50/50 on the routes I've flown the past year, even the transcons.
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Old Oct 12, 18, 3:02 am
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Menus 4/6 flights lately for me. It never used to be so spotty.
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Old Oct 12, 18, 7:06 am
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FA on PDX-ORD-PDX said no more menus
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Old Oct 12, 18, 7:23 am
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Maybe they could make it available in the app.
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Old Oct 12, 18, 8:25 am
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Maybe they could make it available in the app.
or save even more money and cut out food completely
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Old Oct 12, 18, 11:01 am
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No menu or blankets on SFO-MCO this am...
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Old Oct 12, 18, 11:24 am
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Originally Posted by UAPremierExec View Post
No menu or blankets on SFO-MCO this am...
To be honest, the concept of printed inflight Menu, is outdated and un-necessary in the current "tech connected" world. The move to a ordering system on the app is much better (and it comes with pictures :P ....made better if only it was more reliably available.... Am hopeful this will be resolved sooner than later.

The plus side of the app is that you can know in advance what you will be getting, provided you had advanced reservation in F. The negative are those gate upgrades when you don't quite know what you might get.

I do appreciate the duvet blankets when we get them but, to be honest, I prefer the old dark blue blanket of the old.....

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Old Oct 12, 18, 2:08 pm
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Originally Posted by jiburi View Post
To be honest, the concept of printed inflight Menu, is outdated and un-necessary in the current "tech connected" world. The move to a ordering system on the app is much better (and it comes with pictures :P ....made better if only it was more reliably available.... Am hopeful this will be resolved sooner than later.

The plus side of the app is that you can know in advance what you will be getting, provided you had advanced reservation in F. The negative are those gate upgrades when you don't quite know what you might get.

I do appreciate the duvet blankets when we get them but, to be honest, I prefer the old dark blue blanket of the old.....

Jiburi
The descriptions on the app are not as fulsome as the menus. They menus also had the tea and wine lists, which the app certainly does not.
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