BA CityFlyer catering guide

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BA CityFlyer interim catering from 21 May 2021 until 30 June 2021
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: AMS, ANE, DUB, RTM, UIP, DUS, EDI, GLA, JER, GCI, BHD
Band 2: FRA, ZRH, GVA, CMF, TXL, EGC, SZG, PRG, MUC
Band 3: AGP, GIB, IBZ, MAH, PMI, FAO, FCO, KEF, FLR, NCE, VCE, LIN, SPU
Band 4: JMK, JTR, JSI

Euro Traveller

Band 1/Band 2
Pre-packaged snack plus bar service including tea and coffee

Band 3/Band 4
Two pre-packaged snacks plus bar service including tea and coffee

Snacks

Butterkist Sweet & Salted Popcorn, Kent Crisps Ready Salted, assorted Border biscuits.

Bar
Tea, coffee (decaf instant on request), Harrogate Spring still and sparkling, orange juice, apple juice, tomato juice (Worcester sauce available), Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Schweppes 1783 Tonic Water, Schweppes 1783 Light Tonic Water, Canada Dry Ginger Ale

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

Heineken, Brewdog Jet Stream

Montenero Chardonnay, Montenero Merlot (Italy) .

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. All meals served in disposable packaging.

Band 1 and 2
00:00-09:30: Cold breakfast plate, fresh fruit, wrapped bread roll, butter
Rest of day: Cold main meal, dessert, wrapped bread roll, butter

Band 3 and 4
00:00-09:30: Cold breakfast plate, fresh fruit, yogurt, wrapped bread roll, butter
Rest of day: Appetiser, cold main meal, dessert, wrapped bread roll, butter

Club Europe meals

Breakfast
Cold plate

Cycle 1
Smoked chicken, Butlers Secret cheddar, Wiltshire ham, cream cheese rosette, mixed leaf garnish
or
Melon slices, Butlers Secret cheddar, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, cherry pepper stuffed with cream cheese, mixed leaf garnish

Cycle 2
Sliced salami, mozzarella, Wiltshire ham, melon slices, mixed leaf garnish
or
Melon slices, Emmental, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, cherry pepper stuffed with cream cheese, mixed leaf garnish

Yogurt
Greek yogurt with chia seeds, toasted coconut, dried banana, dried mango


Fruit pot
Fresh fruit salad

Rest of day

Appetisers
1: Smoked salmon rilletttes
2: Melon and Parma ham

Cold mains
1: Pork pie half, smoked chicken, Butlers Secret cheese, Branston pickle and salad
1: Orzo pasta salad with red pesto marinated mozzarella balls, cream cheese-stuffed cherry pepper, yellow tomatoes, pea shoots, rocket, lemon and chive yogurt dressing
2: Lemon and thyme chicken with feta, preserved lemon, spring onion and couscous, lentils and pesto.
2: Butlers Secret cheddar, cream cheese with chives, honeydew melon, cucumber, red and yellow cherry tomatoes, rocket, pea shoots

Dessert
Didier's Patisserie chocolate & orange pot


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, Sprite, Schweppes 1783 Tonic Water, Schweppes 1783 Light Tonic Water.

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

Heineken, Brewdog Jet Stream


Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Exclusive Brut

Pierre André Mâcon-Villages 2018 (France)
The Lighthouse Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 (New Zealand)


Las Olas Malbec 2018 (Argentina)
Cittadini Primitivo (Italy)
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Old Sep 14, 18, 8:27 am
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BA CityFlyer catering guide

See Wiki post for info regarding CityFlyer catering, updated to include Winter menus and changes to meal timings in Euro Traveller (from 28 October). Main change for winter is that in Euro Traveller bands 2L and 3, lunch availability returns to being based on departure time rather than flying time, and also gain meals between 15:30 and 19:29.

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Old Sep 14, 18, 8:31 am
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A gold star to Zappomatic, many thanks since the logic wasn't clear at all. Now it makes more sense and much easier to anticipate what the catering will be.
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Old Sep 14, 18, 9:22 am
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This is excellent, very helpful!
Interesting to note that some of the LHR/LGW medium CE 'losers' get a much better deal from LCY (and Campari!).
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Indeed it is noticeable that the Medium CE losers (and apparently they are new LHR/LGW band 2 losers also) get better catering from LCY. The LCY version of a salad of better quality and quantity at lunchtime and a hot meal in the evening is, I think, the correct offering (I would personally like a salad offering in the evening too, but I'm trying not to be too selfish in my demands...). That it is done from LCY only confirms by belief it's a (low) cost decision on BA mainline to continue under-providing on these routes, except MAD, which was upgraded for well documented reasons...

Mini-rant over, a few pics below of some CE menu items mentioned in zappomatic's excellent post above. I don't have a pic of the cod with green curry, or the tiger prawn with glass noodle salad, but have seen both and they look good. I've had the cold cut selection (not pictured) a few times, it's a decent choice though I normally take the crayfish salad over it. Also including pic of a Veg SPML ordered for Mrs O, it was plentiful and tasty, I had a little for the benefit of FT...


Cold meal: Smoked chicken & paprika bocconcini with houmous, Crayfish tail salad, Vanilla & coconut cheesecake


VGML (lunchtime flight, cold meal) - Asparagus tip with houmous & pomegranate seeds, Fusilli pasta salad in tomato sauce with asparagus tips, cherry tomatoes & radish, chocolate mousse cake.


Cold meal: Bresaola with sunblush tomato & turmeric houmous, Spicy pulled beef salad (I really enjoyed this), Chocolate mousse cake.


Hot dinner: Mixed salad, Cod with paprika gnocchi (decent, but fish was a bit overdone), choc mousse cake


Hot dinner: Mixed salad, chicken & chorizo risotto with sugar snap peas (tasted better than it looked, but not a star dish), Vanilla & coconut cheesecake
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Thanks zappomatic. Am I right in reading it that there is no difference at all then between Band 2L and Band 3? i.e. it's really one Band 3, which is a mix of long and select medium length sectors.
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Originally Posted by Ldnn1 View Post
Thanks zappomatic. Am I right in reading it that there is no difference at all then between Band 2L and Band 3? i.e. it's really one Band 3, which is a mix of long and select medium length sectors.
Pretty much - I think there may have been a difference in the past in Euro Traveller but now the only difference is no Tribute in the Euro Traveller bar for band 3.

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Old Sep 15, 18, 12:14 am
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Any idea how the Eastern Airways codeshare/lease handles food?
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Old Sep 15, 18, 12:46 am
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AVML -
superb mixed veg curry with some spiced rice


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Which band will new destination FCO fall into?
Which band from MAN for CMF and SZG?
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Cold lunch LCY-TXL: Grilled tiger prawns with a Thai glass noodle, spring onion, celery and tomato salad served with an Asian dressing (warm scone delivered shortly after taking the photo)

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Old Sep 19, 18, 6:51 am
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Gla-lcy 17/9



Menu for GLA-LCY Monday 17/9


The duck and cheesecake beautifully presented.
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Old Sep 19, 18, 8:56 am
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Lcy-gla 19/9

Same menu on the way back. I had the mackerel salad. I couldn’t take pictures as the flight was jammed due to earlier cancellations. It was more Waitrose Standard than Sainsbury’s. Overall very good. Same cheesecake......
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Old Sep 19, 18, 6:31 pm
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really appreciate this thanks!
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Old Sep 20, 18, 1:25 am
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Here's the standard breakfast in EuroTraveller on a Band 1 (Dublin to London City).

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Old Sep 20, 18, 1:52 am
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Does this catering apply for ex-STN flights as well?

ie is e.g. STN->AGP this Saturday at 13:10 a cold meal. Asking for a friend...
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