New Napkins!!!

Old Mar 27, 2015, 12:22 pm
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New Napkins!!!

Perhaps I've missed the thread, but I haven't seen any discussion of the new napkins.

I'm glad to see that the tacky, ca. 2012 self-congratulatory napkins are being phased out in favor of a more straightforward design. I don't know how I feel about the use of the negative space of the globe logo as an additional branding element, though.
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 2:03 pm
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Yep! I noticed this the other day. Had to do a double take to make sure I wasn't imagining things. At long last!
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 2:22 pm
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They feel cheaper than the old napkin.
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 2:35 pm
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This thread would be better with pictures. Anyone have one? I can't believe we're getting excited about napkins.
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 2:43 pm
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It is funny.

I noticed them about a week ago on a UAX flight. I was going to snap a picture and post about it, but something must have distracted me as I forgot all about it.

It is actually a bit understated, in a good way. Just the United logo without any marketing drivel.

I hated the old napkins and turned them over to be just plain white. In fact, on one flight I had a little game going with my FA on a TPAC flight. She would always turn them back over whenever she served a drink.
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 3:40 pm
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Originally Posted by SPLITTERZ
They feel cheaper than the old napkin.
Probably just a mis-cater!
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 4:08 pm
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I noticed that on a PS flight coming back to SFO earlier this week. What will remind me now that MillagePlus was the best program of 2009!
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 4:42 pm
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The circa 2012 napkins were my "least substantive UA-related" thing to complain about. Now what petty thing can I harp on?
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 6:13 pm
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Originally Posted by SPLITTERZ
They feel cheaper than the old napkin.
Just wait til they realize how much money they can save by serving napkin chips vs full napkins...
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 7:35 pm
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Funny thread...for all of my 300+ segments since the merger, I haven't once cared about the napkin as long as I was given one!

I couldn't describe the napkin if someone put a gun to my head. Are people really excited about a new napkin?
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 9:03 pm
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This is the best news I've heard in a long time! Anybody care to post a pic?
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Old Mar 27, 2015, 10:51 pm
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I'll try to grab a photo on tomorrow's flight.

It looks more like '90's clip art...
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Old Mar 28, 2015, 5:07 am
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Originally Posted by warreng24
It looks more like '90's clip art...
Sounds like it matches the airline's branding.
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Old Mar 28, 2015, 7:38 am
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Hilarious thread, can't wait for pics!
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Old Mar 28, 2015, 8:34 am
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totally forgot about this! got them as early as 3/16 ex-EWR.

no .bomb advertising! for that reason alone, it's a change i like.



opposite side is plain white IIRC.
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