Pretzels are coming back!! Hooray!!

Old Sep 17, 05, 7:42 am
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Pretzels are coming back!! Hooray!!

After the powerport debacle, there's a plus coming back!!

From an article by Tony Mecia, Charlotte Observer... http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlot...l/12669413.htm


Pretzels to Return


The day’s other big US Airways news: Pretzels are coming back.

After the airline merges with America West later this month, the company will again offer free bags of pretzels in coach throughout its network, America West spokesman Philip Gee said Friday.

US Airways pulled pretzels from flights Sept. 1 in a cost-cutting move. On Thursday, America West CEO Doug Parker, who will lead the airline, told senior executives he wanted pretzels back on board.

Gee was not certain when the pretzels would return. It could take a few weeks to re-establish the airline’s pretzel-distribution infrastructure, he said. -- TONY MECIA
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Old Sep 17, 05, 9:37 am
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Originally Posted by jimcfsus
the airline’s pretzel-distribution infrastructure
Am I the only one that laughed so hard that OJ came out of my nose when I read that?
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I didn't really miss them but glad they are back for others that enjoyed them. Guess they have to start up the pretzel factories again.
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Old Sep 17, 05, 11:47 am
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I didn't really miss them but glad they are back for others that enjoyed them. Guess they have to start up the pretzel factories again.
Time to start recalling furloughed oompa loompas...
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Old Sep 17, 05, 1:06 pm
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Originally Posted by bigred93
Time to start recalling furloughed oompa loompas...
They already got their recall thanks to Johnny Depp over the summer. Wonka candy has been hot since they started marketing the new release.

You mean the Pennsylvania Dutch pretzel weavers have been recalled.

I guess we won't have to send jcooke to the Snyder's factory to get some cases for FFOCUS members to hand out on flights afterall.
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Old Sep 17, 05, 1:50 pm
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Personally I never liked the pretzels however, they are important to some customers. 1 million dollars a year in savings is a drop in the bucket for an airline to lose. Good decision to bring them back because for some customers it will make them happy. Very little things that costs the airline practically nothing can make a difference.
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