Coke Zero - enhanced for good?

Old Oct 23, 19, 3:04 pm
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Coke Zero - enhanced for good?

On a recent LGW flight in CE (both directions) I was informed by the crew on asking for a Coke Zero that “we don’t stock that any more, is Diet ok?”.

Is this really a permanent change and if so does it also affect LHR short-haul, long haul, LCY flights etc?
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:08 pm
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Originally Posted by aoyamaguy View Post
On a recent LGW flight in CE (both directions) I was informed by the crew on asking for a Coke Zero that “we don’t stock that any more, is Diet ok?”.

Is this really a permanent change and if so does it also affect LHR short-haul, long haul, LCY flights etc?
That's a bit rubbish if it's across the board, though I'd prefer Pepsi to be honest. I do wish they'd start stocking 'full size' cans like AA do.
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:20 pm
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I was told similarly on an LHR-FRA flight recently. Agree it’s disappointing, but in the grand scheme of things there are worse enhancements...
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:27 pm
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I recall that it was only there following a supply chain issue with Diet Coke?
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:28 pm
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Absolutely agree, it’s just a shame. I wonder what the cost saving is per flight?
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:29 pm
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Originally Posted by surryson View Post
I recall that it was only there following a supply chain issue with Diet Coke?
Must have been a major issue as we had CZ in plentiful supply for a pretty long time...
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:30 pm
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I prefer Coke Zero over Diet Coke, I wouldn't at all touch Coca Cola Light in Germany, it tastes like acid to me. Time to stick to G+T then.
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:44 pm
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At the end of August they had no Coke Zero in CCR (they have the bottles) but they had cans of them in GF. Not something I drink inflight so not noticed. Be disappointing if it has gone from everywhere.
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Old Oct 23, 19, 3:59 pm
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Coke Zero and Fanta removed from all cabins due to low take up, space will be used for more Ginger Ale and Diet Coke
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Old Oct 23, 19, 4:32 pm
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It's no longer showing up on the online list of offerings: https://www.britishairways.com/en-us...economy-dining

A disappointment for passengers, embarrassing for what's purportedly a full-service airline.
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Old Oct 23, 19, 6:16 pm
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Originally Posted by tuonopepper View Post
That's a bit rubbish if it's across the board, though I'd prefer Pepsi to be honest. I do wish they'd start stocking 'full size' cans like AA do.
I remember years ago doing the Pepsi Challenge. In spite of them chilling the Pepsi and not chilling the Coke, I still preferred the Coke...
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LGW to ANU today, coke zero was present on board.
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Old Oct 23, 19, 7:13 pm
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Isn’t Coke Zero branding being phased out globally in favour of “coke no sugar” now? Maybe this has started to hit the UK?
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Isn’t Coke Zero branding being phased out globally in favour of “coke no sugar” now? Maybe this has started to hit the UK?
The rebranding is “Coca Cola Zero Sugar.”
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Are you s******g me? This is worse news than BoB
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