Water and a Snack

Old Jun 13, 22, 11:25 am
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Water and a Snack

Announcement on Board :

”In Euro Traveller we will be offering you a bottle of water and a snack “

The snack on my last 8 flights has always been a small packet of Tyrell’s crisps ready salted .

I am curious to know if anyone else had anything different? Even a different flavour of crisps ?

Perhaps the word crisps is to be avoided as some nations describe them as chips ?

It would be quite nice to have some variation to add to the excitement. My better half and I could then have a discussion about which snack we might be having today . We could even rank the snacks in preference .

As an aside I did not know until today that an attractive person can be described as a snack . “That Flyertalker is a snack “ for instance .
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Old Jun 13, 22, 11:28 am
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In my experience, it's the Tyrell's ready-salted crisps or nothing.

In practice, of course, nothing isn't an option because even before you've opened your mouth to decline the snack they've chucked a bag at you and moved on.
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Old Jun 13, 22, 11:30 am
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You’re right, the snack is nearly always crisps, but not always. On morning flights, you are offered cereal bars.

I guess it is easy to offer the one simple flavour though, as it is unoffending and liked by most.
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Old Jun 13, 22, 11:38 am
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Originally Posted by simonsmith View Post
Announcement on Board :

”In Euro Traveller we will be offering you a bottle of water and a snack “

The snack on my last 8 flights has always been a small packet of Tyrell’s crisps ready salted .

I am curious to know if anyone else had anything different? Even a different flavour of crisps ?

Perhaps the word crisps is to be avoided as some nations describe them as chips ?

It would be quite nice to have some variation to add to the excitement. My better half and I could then have a discussion about which snack we might be having today . We could even rank the snacks in preference .

As an aside I did not know until today that an attractive person can be described as a snack . “That Flyertalker is a snack “ for instance .
In CE I have repeatedly got what I think are cheese and onion pretzels. These are not an improvement over ready salted crisps.
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Old Jun 13, 22, 11:39 am
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Don’t question the snack or BA will take it away. “Our customers prefer not to have anxiety or confusion regarding the possible choice so we’ve removed it altogether”.
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Old Jun 13, 22, 11:42 am
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Don’t question the snack or BA will take it away. “Our customers prefer not to have anxiety or confusion regarding the possible choice so we’ve removed it altogether”.
"In order to provide a more efficient service for our customers, we have elected to serve the water and crisps in the same plastic cup"
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Old Jun 13, 22, 12:57 pm
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Originally Posted by simonsmith View Post
Announcement on Board :

”In Euro Traveller we will be offering you a bottle of water and a snack “

The snack on my last 8 flights has always been a small packet of Tyrell’s crisps ready salted .

I am curious to know if anyone else had anything different? Even a different flavour of crisps ?

Perhaps the word crisps is to be avoided as some nations describe them as chips ?

It would be quite nice to have some variation to add to the excitement. My better half and I could then have a discussion about which snack we might be having today . We could even rank the snacks in preference .

As an aside I did not know until today that an attractive person can be described as a snack . “That Flyertalker is a snack “ for instance .
Nutrigrain bar on flight last month.
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Old Jun 13, 22, 1:28 pm
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Your lucky to get anything!
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Old Jun 13, 22, 1:31 pm
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Originally Posted by abligh View Post
In CE I have repeatedly got what I think are cheese and onion pretzels. These are not an improvement over ready salted crisps.
And a tiny little bag, too, I thought. On my CE flight back from Ibiza, these weren't served either. Claimed nut allergy, so didn't serve the pretzels.
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Old Jun 13, 22, 1:36 pm
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I had a choice of a Coco Pops or Nutri-Grain cereal bar yesterday morning on the short hop to LGW from MAN.
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My daughter got addicted to those Kellogg's strawberry cereal bars after having one on BA!
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Old Jun 13, 22, 2:15 pm
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On early flights you can look forward to what I’ve heard several times referred to as a “very light continental breakfast” = Nutrigrain bar
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Old Jun 13, 22, 2:19 pm
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Yes. Much worse than Jet2 where you can pay for a decentish snack and very decent booze

Own goal in my opinion. Either have decent offers including alcohol have nothing and make people pay.
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Originally Posted by chriswiles View Post
And a tiny little bag, too, I thought. On my CE flight back from Ibiza, these weren't served either. Claimed nut allergy, so didn't serve the pretzels.
Do love this, especially as the Penn State pretzels contain no nuts or legumes.
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