order of Meal Service in J

 
Old Aug 2, 01, 4:21 pm
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order of Meal Service in J

Sorry, I know its been discussed before, but I have no info on it.

On flights from Europe to the U.S., do they take orders front to back or back to front?

I am on the phone with AA now, so if you can answer quickly, it would be appreciated!
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Old Aug 2, 01, 4:32 pm
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Let me have a go... Europe to US means you are flying WEST, which means the flight number is ODD. And like most, if not all, ODD flight numbers, meals should be served back to front.
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Old Aug 2, 01, 4:39 pm
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Thanks maple, you're my new hero.

I got your reply just as the agent was getting to the seat assingment part of the flight and I got 14J, which is showing on the seat map as the last row of business on AA 87 (LHR-ORD).

Thanks again.
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Old Aug 2, 01, 4:45 pm
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Hi, you are welcome - enjoy your flight!

Just for future use, I guess you could remember these:

(1) East - Even

and someone once said, "The odd kids are always seated behind the school bus", hence,

(2) ODD - BACK (to front)

Hope it helps.
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Old Aug 3, 01, 8:49 am
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Someone else posted this mnemonic device:

F (Front)
E (Even)
B (Back)
O (Odd)

So, FEBO it is for me!
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Old Aug 3, 01, 11:22 am
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What about North/South?
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Old Aug 3, 01, 11:27 am
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jtrader --

Read the post above yours. It says "Front Even, Back Odd".

Just look at the flight number, and if it's even, sit at the front. If it's odd, sit at the back.
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