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New BA Club World catering concept [general discussion]

New BA Club World catering concept [general discussion]

Old Feb 16, 18, 3:12 pm
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
I rather suspect (but I don't know for certain) that the First Wing was on a funding share with HAL, which has its own reasons for encouraging this sort of development. The building work at JFK T7 on the other hand will be fairly significant spend and I can't see the Port Authority doing that much to assist.
It's in the lease between BA and the PA for T7 about how much BA need to spend on doing up the terminal. BA is also having to pay upfront some costs (e.g. new baggage screening system) that will later be reimbursed by the US Government.

The lease is publicly available and I recall posting it in the T7 thread
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Old Feb 16, 18, 4:08 pm
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Talk about snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

I would say that CIHY's comment on some people at BA being in way over their heads has been blatantly obvious for some time.
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Old Feb 19, 18, 8:45 am
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Originally Posted by mikebg View Post
The kosher meals out of Heathrow are excellent (provided you aren't unlucky enough to get a "breakfast", which is dire even in F). They are catered by Hermolis, based in Wembley, which is probably the best kosher airline caterer in the world.

However, kosher meals from other places can be awful, so take care. New York is so-so, TLV about the same, but some outstations serve long life meals which would barely be suitable as dog food.

Another point to bear in mind is that once you have ordered any type of special meal your chances of an upgrade are close to zero.
It would be lunch out of LHR to PHL in CW.

So what sorts of things do they offer?
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Old Mar 6, 18, 1:10 am
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So it sounds like it's full steam ahead with the new Club World service (even without Do&Co). But no sign of the "dramatic" change in service routine due to the increased time/labour required?
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