Paid upgraded WT meals available

Old Apr 21, 15, 12:00 pm
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Paid upgraded WT meals available

From April 23rd you will be able to pay for upgraded meals on the following routes from LHR for travel from the 12th May.
ATL AUS DEN DFW IAH MEX MIA SEA PHX
The meal options will cost between 15-18 and are
Gourmet Dining
Taste of Britain
Great British Breakfast
Heathy Choice
Vegetarian Kitchen
The whole tray is upgraded including the starter and dessert.
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:02 pm
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I have a feeling there will be objection to this concept on FT...
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:05 pm
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Paid upgraded WT meals available

So this is where the money is meant to come from for the enhanced CW meals!

Or is the plan to make WT meals even worse to encourage people to pay for this.

My only experience of this was on Thomson and they were completely inedible
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:07 pm
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Well the menus look nice, but things never turn out to be like the publicity blurb.
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:10 pm
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So this is just in WT, and those of us in WT+ will continue to get the standard WT+ offering with a choice of the Club main course?
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:11 pm
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Where can we view the menus? I want to see how they compare to CW and F
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:11 pm
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Interesting development. I flew BA WT for the first time in over 8 years in February. After a few CW meals on TATL flights I had very low expectations of WT meals so I just ate in the lounge beforehand as a precaution - it seems I made the right move doing that. For the 15-18 premium, I'd rather just eat in the lounge. If I didn't have lounge access, I'd probably just spend that amount on food in whatever terminal I may be in and then just maximise sleep onboard.
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:17 pm
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And so it begins.

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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:19 pm
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So this is just in WT, and those of us in WT+ will continue to get the standard WT+ offering with a choice of the Club main course?
I don't know for sure but due to some loading changes for the WT plus trays I think this might be changing.
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:25 pm
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I cannot believe for a second that this will be of a level of quality that justifies the 15-18 surcharge
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Can I help you View Post
Well the menus look nice, but things never turn out to be like the publicity blurb.
The Club World menus looks nice...
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:33 pm
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In general, well when I cook them the CW meals are also nice.
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:39 pm
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I cannot believe for a second that this will be of a level of quality that justifies the 15-18 surcharge
Greater choice is better than less choice.

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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:40 pm
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I did my first LH in WT about a month ago and I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the WT meal ex YYC. Other than being in a plastic tray, the main wasn't much different than a CW main.
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Old Apr 21, 15, 12:41 pm
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Is the "Great British Breakfast" a lunch/dinner offering? Or do some of those flights leave early enough for it to be a replacement breakfast?

I'm not against the idea in principle - it'll be interesting to see how it pans out. Will there be a choice of starter and/or dessert or is it just one option per menu?

Mind you - 15 can buy quite a lot of food if you prefer to pick at existing meals and also self-cater some goodies.
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