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Buy on board: Information guide for BA shorthaul economy services

Buy on board: Information guide for BA shorthaul economy services

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This thread is an information based guide for the implementation of buy on board for shorthaul, focusing specifically on information for what is available for purchase and how to buy items from the menu. The first post has the current menu and an FAQ, by all means ask other questions if not already answered. This thread is not concerned with the rights or wrongs of the decision to introduce buy on board.

There is a separate thread for experiences, anecdotes, reactions and related comments, which is to be found here:
Buy on board: Experiences and reactions from BA's shorthaul economy services

If you have an opinion about the concept of Buy on Board, the right thread is:
Buy on board: Implemented on BA short haul - opinions on the concept

Photos of current BoB menu (January 2020) can be found in post #153

Menu archive:
October-December 2019 menu post 5 (separate thread)
May-September 2019 menu post 150
January-April 2019 menu post 144
September-December 2018 menu post 125
May-September 2018 menu post 115
January-April 2018 menu post 112
Autumn/Winter 2017 menu post 94
Summer 2017 menu post 91
January 2017 menu post 43
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Old Jul 5, 17, 3:10 pm
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New BOB menu now out, the menu is now dated, so in the case "Summer 2017". This replaces the menu upthread in post 43.

The new menu is below. Note that this is an information thread, if you have opinions about the menu they should go here, I will put a mention in so that it makes sense:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...s-concept.html
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Old Jul 5, 17, 3:11 pm
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The summer 2017 menu is above - here are the changes

New items - food
Posh Club Sandwich £4.95 / 625 Avios
Balanced For You Super Wholefood Salad £4.65 / 600 Avios
Maple syrup flavour porridge £1.30 / 175 Avios
Mini Jaffa cakes £1.40 / 175 Avios

New items - drink
Sipsmith London Dry Gin £6.00 / 750 Avios
Magners Irish Cider Berry £4.00 / 500 Avios
Deep River South African Chenin Blanc £4.50 / 575 Avios
Prosecco Bottega Rosť Gold - 200ml £6.00 / 750 Avios
Fruit shoot apple and blackcurrant £1.80 / 225 Avios

Deleted items
Aberdeen Angus beef and red onion chutney bloomer
Harissa chicken and couscous salad
Oat and barley porridge
The Whippy One
Soft apricots
Mini oat biscuits
Brownie bar
Folkington's Elderflower pressť, bitter lemon and club soda
Belle Vignes Sauvignon Blanc

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Old Jul 7, 17, 6:16 pm
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New items in BOB menu

New items in BOB menu:

*Posh Club sandwich £4.95/625avios
*Premium Sipsmith Gin £6/750 avios
*Magners Berry Cider £4/500 avios
*Super Wholefood Salad £4.65 /600 avios



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Old Oct 10, 17, 7:17 am
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New menu came out approximately 3 October, this is the 3rd menu to be issued in the BoB range, menu 1 being in place for much longer than menu 2.



















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Old Oct 10, 17, 7:23 am
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Thank you, cws!
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Old Oct 10, 17, 7:32 am
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Yikes! All these glutens, cheeses, bread and nuts! Certainly a good publicity which is not aimed at me and my purse!
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Old Oct 10, 17, 8:38 am
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So no salad option? That's really disappointing. M&S do some great packaged salads.

This menu's a bit carb-heavy for me.
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Old Oct 10, 17, 9:29 am
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Originally Posted by windowontheAside View Post
This menu's a bit carb-heavy for me.
+1. What is the obsession with carbs?
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Old Oct 10, 17, 11:40 am
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Old Oct 10, 17, 2:21 pm
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Carbohydrates are very good for you. Essential for your wellbeing. Eat plenty.
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Old Oct 10, 17, 2:58 pm
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Carbohydrates are very good for you. Essential for your wellbeing. Eat plenty.
This is good advice. I had the beef panini tonight and regret not taking some bread rolls to go with it now
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Old Oct 10, 17, 4:02 pm
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Seems although the v3 menu may be loaded the new items on it might not be yet. Was first to order on an ex-LHR flight on 07/10 and no Adnams IPA loaded and a person near me on a flight today was told by crew that the turkey sandwiches are not being loaded yet.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 12:13 am
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Originally Posted by lcylocal View Post
Seems although the v3 menu may be loaded the new items on it might not be yet. Was first to order on an ex-LHR flight on 07/10 and no Adnams IPA loaded and a person near me on a flight today was told by crew that the turkey sandwiches are not being loaded yet.
Which, IMO, is another epic fail!
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Old Oct 11, 17, 2:13 am
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Which, IMO, is another epic fail!
Not really, the menu states availability from November.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 2:39 am
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INteresting that the menu now includes a non m&s tapas option.
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