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New First offering, from 31 March 2019 [general discussion]

New First offering, from 31 March 2019 [general discussion]

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Old Mar 6, 19, 9:28 am
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Originally Posted by RG1X View Post
I quite like the bag in that pic. Fancy!

Any pics of the new pjs being worn?
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Old Mar 6, 19, 9:34 am
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Ah, well, at least the retro liveries look nice.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 9:37 am
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Originally Posted by Hannibal Lecter View Post
Having a light shone on your face when youíre trying to sleep or relax must be quite irritating.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:44 am
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Originally Posted by Ancient Observer View Post
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But as we already know, the white wine must cost them less than UKP 6 at wholesale prices..........
Out of interest is this before or after duty and VAT? If before, then £6 wholesale probably translates into a retail price of £18-£20, at which price point anyone not able to buy quality shouldn't be allowed near a corkscrew!
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:46 am
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What's the difference in the menu? The sample one they posted looked similar. Am I right the only difference on afternoon tea is the tableware? Also, on the sample menu I didn't notice any between meal options. I know the bistro menu went away a long time ago but I thought BA still offered mid-flight options?
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:49 am
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Originally Posted by Nicoolio View Post
I know the bistro menu went away a long time ago but I thought BA still offered mid-flight options?
They don't. Currently, the menu is done on demand but lists a main meal and a pre arrival meal with nothing in between.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:51 am
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Originally Posted by zappomatic View Post


Having a light shone on your face when you’re trying to sleep or relax must be quite irritating.
While her tea (or is that BA-coffee in the cup? ) is getting cold.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:52 am
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Originally Posted by orbitmic View Post


They don't. Currently, the menu is done on demand but lists a main meal and a pre arrival meal with nothing in between.
I could see that on flights to the east coast but to the US west coast or Asia where the flying time is 10+ hours is there nothing expect chips and chocolates offered in first class between the main meals?
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:56 am
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Itís been a couple of years since my last flight in BA F. Does anybody know if they offer Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic in that cabin? Weíve got 4 seats in First booked this summer for our family holiday to the USA. Itís nice to see some welcome changes to the product and I look forward to trying them!
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:56 am
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Originally Posted by Nicoolio View Post
I could see that on flights to the east coast but to the US west coast or Asia where the flying time is 10+ hours is there nothing expect chips and chocolates offered in first class between the main meals?
Nope, pretty much nothing, including on longest flights like SCL, EZE, SIN, etc. galley has fruit and basically otherwise theyíll get some crisps, sweet snacks etc from the club kitchen and thatís it since the bistro menu disappeared.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 10:57 am
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Originally Posted by jonjparr View Post
Itís been a couple of years since my last flight in BA F. Does anybody know if they offer Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic in that cabin? Weíve got 4 seats in First booked this summer for our family holiday to the USA. Itís nice to see some welcome changes to the product and I look forward to trying them!
just standard Indian tonic and the slim line one.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by Ancient Observer View Post
But as we already know, the white wine must cost them less than UKP 6 at wholesale prices..........
Originally Posted by TheJayHatch View Post
Out of interest is this before or after duty and VAT?
This seems to illustrate the process of Chinese whispers by which things get distorted on FT.

The actual figure given was that there was a ceiling of €6 per bottle ex cellar door. I suspect that this may be the origin of the price posted by Ancient Observer. Whether or not the original €6 figure was correct, I don't think that it translates to £6 UK wholesale.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 11:26 am
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Originally Posted by Nicoolio View Post
I could see that on flights to the east coast but to the US west coast or Asia where the flying time is 10+ hours is there nothing expect chips and chocolates offered in first class between the main meals?
As the meal service normally takes at least an hour or so and with the ability to eat when you want, it shouldnít really be a huge issue in F.

Without trying to bash BA, what do other carriers offer on this front?

Iíve only been on LX and LH in F other than BA and canít rememebr there being any dedicated Ďsnacksí as such but didnít go looking either.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 11:28 am
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Originally Posted by zappomatic View Post


Having a light shone on your face when youíre trying to sleep or relax must be quite irritating.
And she can kiss goodbye to her lip balm and spray thing. They'll be rolling off that surface with the slightest turbulence.
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Old Mar 6, 19, 11:29 am
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