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BA CityFlyer catering guide
All information is posted in a personal capacity and not as a representative of the airline. Information could change at any time.

Bands
Band 1 (short): AMS, ANE, DUB, RTM, UIP, DUS, IOM, MAN, ORY
Band 1 (domestic): EDI, GLA
Band 2 (medium): FRA, ZRH, GVA, CMF, TXL, EGC, SZG, PRG, MUC
Band 3 (long): AGP, GRX, IBZ, MAH, PMI, FAO, FCO, KEF, FLR, NCE, VCE, LIN, SPU
Band 4 (extra long): JMK, JTR, JSI

Euro Traveller times and meal types
Meal types are based on scheduled departure time, with the exception of snack plates on band 2 which is based on whether the aircraft is flying at that time. There may be some other variations by route.

Band 1
00:00-09:30: cold breakfast
Rest of day: snacks
Band 1 (domestic)
00:00-09:30: hot breakfast
Rest of day: snacks
Band 2
00:00-09:30: hot breakfast
09:31-11:59: snacks
12:00-13:59: snack plate (based on flying time not departure time)
14:00-23:59: snacks
Band 2L and band 3
00:00-09:30: hot breakfast
09:31-11:59: snacks
12:00-13:29: cold meal (except long lay-over LIN)
13:30-15:29: snacks
15:30-19:29: cold meal (except long lay-over LIN)
19:30-23:59: snacks
Band 4
00:00-09:30: hot breakfast
Rest of day: cold meal

Euro Traveller meals
Cold breakfast
Choice of continental breakfast (slices of cheese and ham, hard boiled egg, cherry tomato, small croissant and jam), vegetarian breakfast (as continental minus ham), or healthy option (fruit salad and Yeo Valley yogurt). Flights on some nightstopped aircraft receive an ambient breakfast (oat clusters cereal and milk pot and pain au raisin). All come with an orange juice cuplet and option of water, tea and coffee

Hot breakfast
Outbound from UK choice of bacon roll with ketchup or brown sauce, cheese and tomato panini or healthy option of fruit salad and yogurt. Inbound ham and cheese panini instead of the bacon roll. Served with a water cuplet and tea, coffee or orange juice.

Snack plate
One of the following options depending on rotation, or vegetarian option: hot smoked salmon with black barley and edamame, chicken tikka with saag aloo, smoked salmon with horseradish potato salad, pulled pork with Mexican quinoa and turtle beans, hot smoked salmon with orange freekeh salad, jerk chicken with black rice and quinoa. Vegetarian options are sweet potato falafel with herby freekeh, quinoa with lentils, cranberry and edamame, and spiced freekeh with cauliflower and feta.

Cold meal
Bento box containing one of the snack plate meals above, plus salad, vinaigrette sachet, bread roll and butter and a chocolate brownie, served with a water cuplet.

Cold meal (band 4)
As above but meal is preceded by a bar service with pretzels, and bento box contains cheese and biscuits.

Snacks
Bar service plus choice of Island Bakery butter shortbread (may be substituted with Walkers shortbread rounds), Tyrell's sweet and salty Poshcorn or Corker's salted crisps. On Amsterdam and Rotterdam services hot drinks are not offered from the trolley but will be provided on request, time permitting.

Bar
Tea, coffee (decaf instant on request), Harrogate Spring still and sparkling, orange juice, apple juice, tomato juice (Worcester sauce available), Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Fanta, Fever Tree or Schweppes 1783 Tonic Water, Fever Tree Naturally Lighter Tonic Water or Schweppes 1783 Light Tonic Water, Schweppes Bitter Lemon, Fever Tree or Schweppes 1783 Ginger Ale

Smirnoff Red, Gordons, Johnnie Walker Red Label, Glenlivet, Bacardi, Otard cognac

Heineken, Tiger, Brewdog Speedbird 100 (not band 3 and 4)

Dudley's Stone Chenin Blanc Colombard (South Africa), Senorio de Los Llanos Tempranillio (Spain).

AMS/RTM/MAN and MAN-DUB bars do not carry sparkling water, apple juice, tomato juice or Glenlivet. Still water and orange juice are served in cuplets.

Club Europe times and meal types
Meal types are based on scheduled departure time

Band 1 and domestic
00:00-10:30: hot breakfast
10:31-16:59: cold lunch
17:00-23:59: cold dinner
Band 2
00:00-10:30: hot breakfast
10:31-16:59: cold lunch
17:00-23:59: hot dinner
Band 3
00:00-10:30: hot breakfast
10:31-16:59: cold dinner
17:00-23:59: hot dinner
Band 4
00:00-10:30: hot breakfast
Rest of day: hot dinner

Club Europe meals
Hot breakfast
Choice of traditional cooked breakfast (scrambled egg, pork sausage, bacon, bubble and squeak, button mushrooms and cherry tomato) or hot English muffin with bacon, cheese and sachet of ketchup plus jam, butter, fresh fruit, and warmed bakery (addition of granola and yogurt pot or Yeo Valley yogurt on band 3 and 4)

Cold lunch
Cold main, dessert, warm bread, scones, clotted cream and jam

Cold dinner
Appetiser, cold main, dessert and warm bread

Hot dinner
Appetiser, hot main, dessert, warm bread (plus cheese selection with oat cakes on band 3 and 4)

Appetisers
1: Marinated olives with sun blushed tomatoes and parmesan
2: Spicy smoked salmon with Jasmin rice, edamame and pickled ginger
3: Pea, potato and mint salad with prosciutto

Cold mains
1: Kiln roasted Scottish salmon with potato and horseradish salad
1: Heirloom tomato and quinoa salad with mozzarella and basil pesto
2: Grilled chicken, egg and pickled red onion with quinoa and toasted corn salad, lemon and chive sour cream dressing
2: Thai marinated prawns with pomelo salad and grilled lime
3: Curried rice salad with kiln roasted Scottish salmon
3: Puy lentil, Gorgonzola and sun-blushed tomato salad with lemon crème fraiche

Hot mains
1: Moroccan spiced beef meatballs with brown rice, tahini yogurt sauce and toasted pine nuts
1: Seared fillet of cod with lobster bisque, saffron mashed potato, samphire and fennel
2: Butternut squash, lentil and spinach dhansak with pea pilaf rice and tempered green beans
2: Seared filled of cod with cherry tomato, basil and kalamata olive sauce, lemon and chive linguine
3: Corn-fed chicken breast, roasted sweet potato, toasted sweet corn, spring onion and red pepper salsa with herb jus
3: Keralan fish curry with lemon and mustard seed rice, spiced kale

Desserts
1: Key lime pie
2: Manchester tart
3: New York cheesecake

Cheese
1: Shropshire Blue, Cornish Yarg
2: Camembert, Cornish Yarg
3: Brie, Cheddar

Club Europe Bar
Tea, coffee (decaf instant on request), camomile tea, peppermint tea, Earl Grey tea, Highland Spring still and sparkling, orange juice, apple juice, tomato juice (Worcester sauce available), Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Fanta, Fever Tree Tonic Water, Fever Tree Naturally Lighter Tonic Water, Schweppes Bitter Lemon, Ginger Ale (may be Schweppes or Fever Tree)

Ciroc vodka, Tanqueray gin, Gordons gin, Johnnie Walker Black Label, Glenlivet, Jack Daniels, Southern ComfortBacardi, Otard cognac, Baileys, Cointreau, Tia Maria

Heineken, Tiger, Speedbird 100

Champagne de Castelnau

Chartron et Trébuchet M con-Villages 2016
Endless River Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Chateau de Ruth
Côtes du Rhône 2017
Casa Santa Maria Central Valley Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
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Old Nov 19, 18, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by let_BAegones_be View Post
I flew today from IBZ to LCY and catering is only a pack of popcorn or crisps.
The guide suggests a cold meal which is incorrect.
What time was your flight? There’s a rather unfortunately timed one which just misses lunch under the new Winter meal times, which during the summer would have received a meal.
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What time was your flight? There’s a rather unfortunately timed one which just misses lunch under the new Winter meal times, which during the summer would have received a meal.
13:30. So it is 1 minute after the cut off time for a meal. Now it makes sense.
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Old Nov 23, 18, 6:57 am
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Following customer and crew feedback, from 25 November the rotation two baby gem salad will be replaced by a Ploughman's with sliced gammon ham, pork pie, stilton, boiled egg, cucumber and red onion salad, and sweet pickle.
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Euro Traveller bacon roll




Scottish smoked salmon rillettes Grilled prawns with enoki and chestnut mushrooms, spicy sesame seed dressing

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Sunday’s offering on BA8754 13:55 Paris Orly - LCY. Appears that this one stops over for 24 hours in Paris.
Chicken and couscous
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Originally Posted by mtikky View Post
Sunday’s offering on BA8754 13:55 Paris Orly - LCY. Appears that this one stops over for 24 hours in Paris.
Chicken and couscous
Is this Y or C?
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Originally Posted by BA6948 View Post

Is this Y or C?
Club Europe. The drinks trolley was standard BA offering.
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Arabic Meze




Roast beef with green bean, radish and crispy shallot salad, lemon and chilli dressing; Salted caramel and white chocolate torte
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Sunday’s offering on BA8754 13:55 Paris Orly - LCY. Appears that this one stops over for 24 hours in Paris.
Chicken and couscous
The aircraft for this flight spends over 24 hours on the ground in ORY so is catered locally. Usually the meals are presented on standard Club crockery and tray sets but with the addition of salt and pepper shakers. Bars and Euro Traveller snacks are round tripped.
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EDI-LCY in CE. This was the 'rest of the day' cold meal - beef salad with dressing and a cheesecake. Warm slices of bread were also offered. The other choice was a mezze plate which I didn't see.
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Does anybody know whether there is a difference in food/drink service on the flights being operated by Stobart air?
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Does anyone know when BA Cityflyer will go BoB and why there has been such a delay?
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Does anybody know whether there is a difference in food/drink service on the flights being operated by Stobart air?
Food and drink will be the same as on BA CityFlyer operated flights.
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Old Dec 20, 18, 11:53 am
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Christmas dinner comes to CityFlyer as one of the hot options from tomorrow until 30 December: roast turkey, gravy, pig in blanket, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, carrots, Brussels sprouts, broccolini and cranberry sauce.
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Does anyone know when BA Cityflyer will go BoB and why there has been such a delay?
I think BA CityFlyer won’t go BoB anytime soon. From what I have seen on twitter replies to passengers asking about food availability on flights from/to LCY, it seems the BA twitter team have changed the way they answer those queries. Whereas a year ago a reply would look like this: “you’ll still receive complementary food and drinks on our flights from London City but look forward to our M&S menu later this year”, now it is more like this: “On flights on our subsidiary BA CityFlyer you’ll continue enjoying complementary food and drink service”.

The reason is I guess the fact they don’t have enough FAs to man both C and Y with BoB.
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