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Old Dec 27, 17, 12:39 pm
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As people will know, the meals which can be pre-ordered and paid for in World Traveller are currently only available from London Heathrow. BA just told me via Twitter that thy are looking into it from Gatwick in 2018. I should think so too when they've got 25 long haul flights operating from there! Would prefer it if they just improved the WT catering, but that doesn't appear to be the trend (apart from some Middle Eastern carriers) and unlikely.
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Old Dec 27, 17, 4:46 pm
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Originally Posted by [b
​​​​​​​[/b]​​​​​​​Dicksbits;29219814]As people will know, the meals which can be pre-ordered and paid for in World Traveller are currently only available from London Heathrow. BA just told me via Twitter that thy are looking into it from Gatwick in 2018. I should think so too when they've got 25 long haul flights operating from there! Would prefer it if they just improved the WT catering, but that doesn't appear to be the trend (apart from some Middle Eastern carriers) and unlikely.
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I understand Cruz made a announcement that the catering was being improved in WT in 2018...

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Old Jan 19, 18, 9:37 pm
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Wow, this thread is rarely used, so shot in the dark here. What's normally normally served in WT from BOM to LHR? Got stuck in WT after learning that I need to be back in work ASAP.
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Old Jan 19, 18, 10:01 pm
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I was in WT+ to LAX earlier and we got caramel Magnums handed out. No idea if the same for WT.
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Old Jan 28, 18, 2:36 am
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BA105 LHR-DXB 20:40-07:45 World Traveller

Does anyone know if they serve a breakfast of some description before landing on this flight?
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Old Feb 17, 18, 9:07 am
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I have just stumbled in here out of curiosity, after reading another BA catering Thread here, and I’m surprised by the lack of photos! Is this due to insufficient room to take a picture, or do WT pax not have smartphones/cameras?

Indeed, the whole subject of WT catering seems decidedly ‘below the radar’, especially when compared with the endless cahatter about F and CW/CE catering. Yet people here DO fly in WT ... I can only assume they’re broadly happy with what they got (and paid for), wihout any great expecatations of excellence.

Although the screwed up pre-orders mentioned by bisonrav here and on another Thread again flag up BA’s ineffectual ‘customer service’.
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Old Feb 17, 18, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by T8191 View Post
I have just stumbled in here out of curiosity, after reading another BA catering Thread here, and I’m surprised by the lack of photos! Is this due to insufficient room to take a picture, or do WT pax not have smartphones/cameras?
I note that this thread is linked from the Dashboard, but under the second of the two identical "World Traveller Plus" buttons, perhaps one of the mods could fix that?
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Old Feb 17, 18, 9:29 am
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Originally Posted by internetplumber View Post
I note that this thread is linked from the Dashboard, but under the second of the two identical "World Traveller Plus" buttons, perhaps one of the mods could fix that?
Discovered that myself ... RBP message sent to the Mods
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Old Feb 17, 18, 9:31 am
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I've been waiting nearly 3 weeks to hear if I'm going to get a breakfast!
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Old Feb 17, 18, 9:47 am
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Originally Posted by T8191 View Post
I have just stumbled in here out of curiosity, after reading another BA catering Thread here, and I’m surprised by the lack of photos! Is this due to insufficient room to take a picture, or do WT pax not have smartphones/cameras?
in my case I think it was just that I was juggling a toddler. I did take this on Malaysian before the SIN to LHR leg though, shows that Y food can be done well. Tasty and filling

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Old Feb 17, 18, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by headingwest View Post
BA105 LHR-DXB 20:40-07:45 World Traveller

Does anyone know if they serve a breakfast of some description before landing on this flight?
I will hopefully find out next week and report back
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Old Feb 18, 18, 4:38 am
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Heathrow to Rio Y service was actually a lot better than I had anticipated. 11 hours 10 flight time. Drinks and pretzels after take off, decent lunch tray, snacks and drinks offered mid flight, a magnum ice cream and a pre-landing tray with a hot and tasty folded pizza. Can’t complain. Service improvements were good.

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Old Feb 18, 18, 8:13 am
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Originally Posted by T8191 View Post
Indeed, the whole subject of WT catering seems decidedly ‘below the radar’, especially when compared with the endless cahatter about F and CW/CE catering. Yet people here DO fly in WT ... I can only assume they’re broadly happy with what they got (and paid for), wihout any great expecatations of excellence.
To be honest, I'm always a bit wary of talking about Y on here.
Anyway, I was decidedly unhappy with my LAX-LHR flight in January, my expectations were already low and they weren't met. We got "dinner" after take off (quite late after take-off I have to say, although load was really low), nothing in between and then a horrible breakfast towards the end of the flight. Even had to ask for drinks during the flight. Already complained to BA. The post above mine regarding the Rio flight is a ray of hope I suppose - hopefully my flight was just a mistake.. For now though I will definitely be avoiding BA long haul...
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Old Feb 18, 18, 8:35 am
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AFAIK a fair number of FTers fly l/h Y through corporate policies, So no need to feel excluded in the slightest!

I’m glad this thread is back on the front page. There’s more to BAFT/BAEC than just those fortunate enough (for whatever reason) to fly J or F ... even though they* tend to complain more


* Myself included!
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Old Feb 18, 18, 10:37 am
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Originally Posted by dawntreader380 View Post
To be honest, I'm always a bit wary of talking about Y on here.
Anyway, I was decidedly unhappy with my LAX-LHR flight in January, my expectations were already low and they weren't met. We got "dinner" after take off (quite late after take-off I have to say, although load was really low), nothing in between and then a horrible breakfast towards the end of the flight. Even had to ask for drinks during the flight. Already complained to BA. The post above mine regarding the Rio flight is a ray of hope I suppose - hopefully my flight was just a mistake.. For now though I will definitely be avoiding BA long haul...
Thanks for your posts dawntreader380 and please never feel wary talking about Y on here. I know it is a lot of the time on here about J/F fares, service levels, debates as to what airline is better than BA etc but you are equally as much welcomed to post what you like with of course the usual as long as it is in the FT rules like everywhere else.

The board does by it's very nature have many discussion on premium topics but please don't feel wary, this place is as much yours as anyone elses whatever their status or non status and contributions across the cabins and topics is most welcome. I think it is fair to say some on here forget about this fundamental statement in Flyeyrtalk so I'll repeat it. Please stick around!

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