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User currently offlineCjh2007 From Austria, joined Jan 2007, 263 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 8 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4097 times:

Hey everybody, now this is a very random topic, i know, but i must admit i occasionally check out airlinemeals.net, especially before trips, to see what i can expect in terms of catering. I did so at the beggining of last month, and then again today, actually, and noticed that the website hasnt been updated for a month now. It was never a daily up to date website, i know that, but it was allways refreshed within the course of 2 weeks, max... Its run by one guy, who lives in the netherlands, and who ive actually briefly spoken to on his newly created Msn adress via messenger (this was in the middle of january)... So now im wondering if anyone else noticed this, and if this is not somewhat strange...

Just a (random/weird) thought

Cjh


Is it the kerosene, or is it just me...
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User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5934 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3933 times:

yeah... the side is not updated (sadly) there are lot of guys arround were pictures that were send months ago (upto 8 months) are still not online.... as I understand airliners.net is using still crew in order to help to keep the side updated.


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User currently offline777jaah From Colombia, joined Jan 2006, 1403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 6 days ago) and read 3846 times:

Its a shame, because I loke to take a look into that site before taking a flight in a new airline. It has nice info, a bit outdated in some cases, but very helpful anyway.

JAAH



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User currently offlineThereAndBack From Turkey, joined Aug 2005, 699 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3539 times:

I uploaded pictures to that site before and they were up in a month then I uploaded some almost a year ago and they haven't posted them yet I am kind of disappointed.

User currently offlineIcLCY From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 256 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3490 times:

It mentioned on the site a while ago that he hadn't been feeling to good/was ill so maybe uploading photos of airline meals isn't his top priority at the moment

User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3490 times:

The guy started it as a joke,

it became huge succes

and it increasingly costed him time and money

at one point (2003 see posts below) he considered stopping, because he could not find the time

I think if someone would offer assistance as a screener / page editor

to re-energize this great site somehow he would welcome it.


User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3451 times:

It's a nice site but I stopped looking at it because I know what I'll get from U.S airlines. I don't think ANA or Emirates food is much of use for me.

User currently offlineRICARIZA From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2393 posts, RR: 26
Reply 7, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3141 times:

Quoting Cjh2007 (Thread starter):
So now im wondering if anyone else noticed this, and if this is not somewhat strange

Yes, it happened to me too.

Quoting ThereAndBack (Reply 3):
I uploaded pictures to that site before and they were up in a month then I uploaded some almost a year ago and they haven't posted them yet I am kind of disappointed

Same here...



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User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5934 posts, RR: 40
Reply 8, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2812 times:

any chance to speed up the site ....? please let us knwo what "we" can do?


Colombia es el Mundo Y el Mundo es Colombia
User currently offline123 From Bolivia, joined Nov 2003, 745 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Using this useful thread: Where can I find photos of Kidsmeals of Air France - I want to check their presentation to see if I order it for my kid or leave him with standard adult meal service (which is good)?

User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5488 posts, RR: 13
Reply 10, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2481 times:

I wish there was a picture of that Deep Throat chicken that was served to us on a MIA-BWI flight on Eastern Airlines August 21, 1968. It was of course chicken and when you cut it, thick white cream oozed out. Hence the moniker
Deep Throat Chicken!


This is as close as I could find when I Googled Cream Filled Chicken. But the creation? looked like this.



I'm Zippyjet & I approve of this message!
User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2439 times:

Quoting AirWillie6475 (Reply 6):
It's a nice site but I stopped looking at it because I know what I'll get from U.S airlines.

I like using it an example to show anyone what crappy in-cabin services we have these days compared to our European and Asian friends.

Have a gander at an hour long flight on an LH Avro, with a FULL breakfast. Try that on a NW, US, UA, AA, DL, CO any flight.

Have a gander at the C, J or F cabin on CX, QF, LH, BA and then go LAUGH, that's right LAUGH at all of the US flagged carriers.

Our friends across both ponds have the market cornered on service in the air.

All we have in the US are school buses with wings.


User currently offlineJRDC930 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2319 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 11):
Have a gander at the C, J or F cabin on CX, QF, LH, BA and then go LAUGH, that's right LAUGH at all of the US flagged carriers.

Our friends across both ponds have the market cornered on service in the air.

All we have in the US are school buses with wings.

 Big grin

Agree 100 % too bad U.S. Airline CEO' s give a damn about service. Airllinemeals.net is a great site to see the quality of international carriers and wish for the good old days of good meals to com back to the U.S. too bad the site hasnt been updated in a month


User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2282 times:

I think CO and Alaska are the only airlines that actually give out traditional meals now even for short flights.

User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5934 posts, RR: 40
Reply 14, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2268 times:

as per the website, tomorrow we will see a update of the site... hopefully, they should eleminat all the back-log they have !!!


Colombia es el Mundo Y el Mundo es Colombia
User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2264 times:

Quoting AirWillie6475 (Reply 13):
Alaska are the only airlines that actually give out traditional meals now even for short flights.

Buzzz, AS is BOB, they went Low Rent several months ago . . . .


User currently offlineDZ09 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 491 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2260 times:

Quoting AirWillie6475 (Reply 13):
I think CO and Alaska are the only airlines that actually give out traditional meals now even for short flights.

I don't know about Alaska, but Co does not serve "traditional meals" on domestic flights. You may get a hot sandwich and some carrots and that's it... It is still better though than most other US airlines. On the other hand, you gain some weight when you fly with EK.


User currently offlineEvan767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2957 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2256 times:

Doesn't Sun Country offer meal service too?


The proper term is "on final" not "on finals" bud...
User currently offlineLACA773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 4050 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2101 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

Airlinemeals.net is one of my favorites and lately I've been going on to see if it has been updated as last year they had been pretty regular about doing it.
They do a great job. I had been worried about Marco as he seem to disappear without any notice as he and his site partner are out traveling.

LACA773


User currently offlineBimmerkid19 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2068 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 11):
I like using it an example to show anyone what crappy in-cabin services we have these days compared to our European and Asian friends.

Have a gander at an hour long flight on an LH Avro, with a FULL breakfast. Try that on a NW, US, UA, AA, DL, CO any flight.

Have a gander at the C, J or F cabin on CX, QF, LH, BA and then go LAUGH, that's right LAUGH at all of the US flagged carriers.

Our friends across both ponds have the market cornered on service in the air.

All we have in the US are school buses with wings.

 bigthumbsup   airplane   checkmark   checkeredflag 

btw.. on the 13th, I'm flying on LH from IAD to FRA the last time i flew LH from JFK to FRA was last march... and let me explain how excellent the in-flight service was, and mind you, i was in Economy.. ... As the pax were boarding. they were passing out Water and some light snacks as we were waiting to leave.. and then once airborne they served another snack about 15 or 20 minutes after take off
then about an hour or hour anda half later.. they they proceeded to start to pass out hot towels.. and the F/A asked if i wanted a meat or veggie entre and i said meat.. and then she went back to the galley and then cam back with a tray that actually had a plate with those top thngs u take off n then she sat the tray down in front of me and then asked if i wanted red or white wine, i chose red.. and then she took off the cover.. and boy was i amazed. i ended up staring at a very succulent piece of 10 oz. New York Strip Steak, a big salad, dinner roll, butter, veggies, and then in a dish next to the plate was a big piece of German Chocolate cake! I was like... dang am i in F or C? because the food was excellent. Then during the Inflight Entertainment, they were passing out mini cups of Ben & Jerrys Ice Cream. they had an assortment of flavors. I chose Strawberry and they also gave me a granola bar and a choice of drinks. Then about 1 hour before landing at Frankfurt, Germany, they served a mixed German/American style breakfast which was equally tasty. I cant wait to fly on LH again next week. Most Recently i flew on KE from ORD-ICN-ORD on dec 26th and again on jan. 11.. that was by far the best airline service i have ever experienced!


User currently offlineCjh2007 From Austria, joined Jan 2007, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1994 times:

Quoting Avianca (Reply 14):
as per the website, tomorrow we will see a update of the site

Hmmm, interesting.... how do you know this?



Is it the kerosene, or is it just me...
User currently offlineAJO From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 577 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1984 times:

Quoting Cjh2007 (Reply 20):
Hmmm, interesting.... how do you know this?



Quoting Avianca (Reply 14):
as per the website, tomorrow we will see a update of the site...

from airlinemeals.net:

Hello world, we're not dead... The site is still alive, we were just hybernating... Next update on Sunday! Thanks for all the supportive e-mails and forum postings..!



bla
User currently offlineCjh2007 From Austria, joined Jan 2007, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

Oh, ye... I see no new pics uploaded yet however...


Is it the kerosene, or is it just me...
User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5934 posts, RR: 40
Reply 23, posted (7 years 8 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1727 times:

Quoting AJO (Reply 21):
from airlinemeals.net:

Hello world, we're not dead... The site is still alive, we were just hybernating... Next update on Sunday! Thanks for all the supportive e-mails and forum postings..!

Dear Ajo, thank you very much the information!

a question, how many photos are on currently on back-log ??? as stated some users it looks like there are still photos not online that were send nearly 1 year ago.....

Wouldn't it be fare at least post a list on your side announcing what pictures are still in back-log ....??


And by the way if any help is needed just pm me.

regards
Avianca



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