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No More Warm Nuts On AA In First On Some Routes  
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4520 posts, RR: 7
Posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 14880 times:

I flew AA MIA-MSY last week in F and was shocked that AA no longer serves warm nuts in F on this flight. Instead, we got a prepackaged pretzel mix of some sort.

I remember flying this route just a few years ago and we were actually served warm nuts and a full, hot dinner!

When did AA stop the warm nuts and (I presume they still serve them on flights longer than xxx miles / y hours)? What flights still get warm nuts?

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User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7308 posts, RR: 85
Reply 1, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 14875 times:
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User currently offlineSJUSXM From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 294 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 14738 times:

I have gotten the warm nuts on multiple flights in the last couple months, on short routes such as DFW-PHX. Could it be that this could have been that this flight ran out, or was not catered properly?


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User currently offlinethegoldenargosy From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 384 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 14685 times:

I'm allergic to nuts. I've really enjoyed the fact that pretzels are taking over.

User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4520 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 14672 times:

Quoting SJUSXM (Reply 2):
Could it be that this could have been that this flight ran out, or was not catered properly?

Well, given that we were going out from MIA, you would think that the hub wouldn't have run out of nuts (the edible type, that is!).


User currently offlineXT6Wagon From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 3417 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 14390 times:

good news, I bet they turn down the AC flow next... So you will have a return of warm nuts to the aircraft.

User currently offlinemalaysia From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 3359 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 14203 times:

I am flying SFO-ORD in First class this month and hope I get warm nuts   but not sure since it says "snack/brunch" on my flight. Otherwise maybe the Admirals club at SFO has nuts prior to my flight?


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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39905 posts, RR: 75
Reply 7, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 14150 times:

Quoting N62NA (Thread starter):
I flew AA MIA-MSY last week in F and was shocked that AA no longer serves warm nuts in F on this flight.

That's nuts!

Quoting malaysia (Reply 6):
I am flying SFO-ORD in First class this month and hope I get warm nuts

Be careful what you ask for.  




I have read that many US domestic routes have chipped away so much from their first class and business class service to the point where only the seat comfort is the only thing that separates it from flying coach.



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User currently offlinerafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 14104 times:

When I flew SFO-LAX in Jan in F all there was to eat was pretzels.

User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33012 posts, RR: 71
Reply 9, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 14081 times:

Flights over one hour have warm nuts. For whatever reason, your flight didn't have them.

Quoting malaysia (Reply 6):

I am flying SFO-ORD in First class this month and hope I get warm nuts   but not sure since it says "snack/brunch" on my flight. Otherwise maybe the Admirals club at SFO has nuts prior to my flight?


Snack/brunch is identical to a lunch meal, just coded for flights departing outside of traditional lunch/dinner windows. It's a full meal.

[Edited 2011-10-03 02:35:32]


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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39905 posts, RR: 75
Reply 10, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 14032 times:

Quoting rafabozzolla (Reply 8):
When I flew SFO-LAX in Jan in F all there was to eat was pretzels.

Virgin America serves full meals and plenty of drinks in first class on the SFO - LAX route.



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User currently offlineflyAUA From Austria, joined May 2005, 4604 posts, RR: 56
Reply 11, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 13984 times:

Blimey! I was relieved that when I opened this thread, it was not what the title implied it was about   


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User currently offlineUpperDeck From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2010, 76 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 13972 times:

Have AA disabled the heated seats in First then? On the bright side, I heard that they're bad for male fertility.

User currently offlineshufflemoomin From Denmark, joined Jun 2010, 480 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 13703 times:

Quoting flyAUA (Reply 11):
Blimey! I was relieved that when I opened this thread, it was not what the title implied it was about  

Same here. I get warm nuts all the time in economy, but I find a short walk around the cabin helps cool things down  


User currently offlinePI4EVER From United States of America, joined May 2009, 690 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 13617 times:
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But the ice cream sundaes will be made with Ben&Jerry's new "Sweddy Balls" so not a complete loss....


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User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 12706 posts, RR: 25
Reply 15, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 13508 times:

Quoting Superfly (Reply 7):
Be careful what you ask for.

'Fly, I knew you'd be all over this one! 

Too bad you and the others beat me too it!

Thanks for the LOLs this AM, folks!



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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31096 posts, RR: 85
Reply 16, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 13459 times:
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Is AA removing ovens from narrowbodies?

That could be the reason why warmed nuts are no longer available on some flights - lack of equipment to heat them.


User currently offlineckfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5271 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 12277 times:

Quoting Stitch (Reply 16):
Is AA removing ovens from narrowbodies?

Ovens were removed from the coach galleys. They still serve hot food in first. I flew ORD-SEA-ORD in first this summer and had a cheeseburger for lunch. Warm nuts were served before lunch.


User currently offlineDFW36L From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 89 posts, RR: 8
Reply 18, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 11149 times:

I'm responding to this thread while enjoying my warm nuts in first on AA right now on a S80! And I just got the hot hand towels too! The warm nuts haven't gone anywhere. This is a 2.5 hour flight DFW-PSP. You get the snack mix on short flights.


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User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4520 posts, RR: 7
Reply 19, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 11097 times:

Quoting DFW36L (Reply 18):
The warm nuts haven't gone anywhere. This is a 2.5 hour flight DFW-PSP. You get the snack mix on short flights.

My MIA-MSY flight is about 650 miles, about 1 hour 35 minutes. Perhaps if the flight is under 2 hours, you just get the crummy prepackaged pretzel mix.


User currently offlineyellowtail From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 6217 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 10847 times:

Quoting N62NA (Thread starter):
I flew AA MIA-MSY last week in F and was shocked that AA no longer serves warm nuts in F on this flight. Instead, we got a prepackaged pretzel mix of some sort.

You too? I was on MIA-MSY last monday 26th and MSY-MIA on Sat. Alas I was in Y where we wish we even had a glimpse of some nuts



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User currently offlinegators312 From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 64 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10699 times:
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I have always wondered, if a pax declares to the F/As prior to flight that they have a peanut or other nut allergy, is there a protocol to not disburse nuts on that flight?

I know some people are extremely allergic to nuts and have to carry an Epipen (Epinephrine Injection) at all times.


User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 12706 posts, RR: 25
Reply 22, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10314 times:

Quoting DFW36L (Reply 18):
I'm responding to this thread while enjoying my warm nuts in first on AA right now on a S80!

Lucky you! Me and my cold nuts are sitting in an cubicle in an office building, right after walking across campus to the cafe and back on a brisk New England fall day! However, it's nice and warm in the office, so my cold nuts are becoming warm nuts again, and it feels soooo good! 



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User currently offlineshankly From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 1545 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10291 times:

Bring a hot water bottle. That will keep your nuts warm.


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User currently offlinejetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2807 posts, RR: 4
Reply 24, posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10280 times:
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Quoting PI4EVER (Reply 14):
But the ice cream sundaes will be made with Ben&Jerry's new "Sweddy Balls" so not a complete loss....

Nobody can resist my Sweddy Balls. It's a secret Sweddy family recipe . I didn't realize people enjoyed the warm nuts that much. Looks like I am missing out due to my allergy! But then again I really enjoy the cookies on DL. Would probably rather have them anyways.
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25 sw733 : I've flown this route several times in the past 4 months and always had them in the afternoon/evening.
26 crAAzy : I flew ORD-DCA and back this weekend and got nuts on both flights. It seems this is more of a one off and the title is rather misleading.
27 aajfksjubklyn : People...AA is still serving nuts. By the time warm nuts are heated up the plane would be landing... Typically on flight 1.5 hours and under, they giv
28 nomadic : I guess it does depend on flight duration. Not long ago I was in F ANC - DFW - JFK and there were plenty of warm nuts. Unlimited refills too, if you
29 automaticboy6 : I was on AA in F from JFK-MCO last year, no warm nuts. Was a bit surprised, they did serve heated up oatmeal rasin cookies.
30 N62NA : Not on MIA-MSY. They were able to serve warm nuts AND a hot dinner a few years ago.
31 Post contains images don0245 : OMG, we will all suffer without warm nuts!
32 MAH4546 : AA hasn't served meals on flights under two hours for well over a decade with the exception of a few key short business routes like ORDPHL and ORDLGA
33 eastern023 : AA continues to take perks away from the passenger. They are in a push to put themselves out of business.
34 MAH4546 : Nothing has been taken away. The thread title is factually wrong. The only significant change to meal service on AA in the past two years has been ad
35 aero145 : Are you talking about real nuts here or the legumes called peanuts? Just out of curiosity, I haven’t been served either for a long time because in t
36 GSPflyer : Be careful what you wish for! To the OP, could it be possible that someone on the flight had an allergy? They won't serve nuts at all if someone has
37 Post contains images yodobashi : And here are todays headlines: AA stops serving warm nuts in F on some flights In other news: fighting in parts of Libya continues, hundreds killed an
38 ripcordd : my nuts get warm all the time in f
39 N62NA : Well then, MSY-MIA must be one of those "key short business routes" because I definitely got a hot dinner on their evening flight, and that's going b
40 N62NA : Uh, no. The thread title is factually correct.
41 N62NA : Well, they didn't make any kind of announcement about it, so I have no idea.
42 bond007 : Me too ... just descending into STL from LGA. 2hr flight on MD80, and had warm nuts ... although lukewarm is a better description. ..and quite happy
43 usafret : AA serves "warm nuts" in First Class on segments more than 90 minutes, i.e. STL-DCA on non meal hours, plus the baked cookie. So STL-DFW and STL-ORD w
44 VC10er : That made me really laugh! Thanks
45 ASFlyer : No they don't. SFO-LAX gets a fruit plate in the morning and a veggie/nut plate in the afternoon/evening.
46 Post contains images Revelation : Hey, for many of us, our nuts are a sensitive subject!
47 eastern023 : And if I wanted to read about it I would defenetely check the world news website...this is an airlines website people ....airliners.net is a dead giv
48 Post contains images AAIL86 : Sorry, but the thread title is misleading and completely incorrect. While I'm sure it was unintentional, it's actually exactly a great example of how
49 Superfly : This must be very recent because I was served a full meal - beef carpaccio, olive salad, dinner roll, chocolate moose, pinot nior and several vodka t
50 N62NA : Please read all the other posts in this thread. It is clear that AA has cut back on warm nuts in F on SOME of their shorter routes. Also, MAH4546 is
51 MAH4546 : Actually, I am wrong, because MIAMSY does still qualify for meal service if it departs during a meal window, since it is between 2 and 2.5 hours. As
52 N62NA : What are you talking about? I have FLOWN MSY-MIA since 2005 and on the evening flight I would get a full hot meal (preceded by warm nuts) in F on tha
53 MAH4546 : It hasn't. You are wrong in trying to claim that AA has recently changed its service standards. 100% wrong. I double-checked and corrected myself. MI
54 9252fly : If AA goes chapter 11,what happens to the warm nuts?
55 N62NA : I'm not using the blanket statement "AA has recently changed its service standards" I am saying they stopped serving warm nuts in F on a flight that
56 MAH4546 : But they haven't! Your flight didn't have them for whatever reason - but warm nuts are still supposed served on flights of MIAMSY's stage length, inc
57 laca773 : This thread is nuts. Nuts nuts and more nuts. To get upset, disgruntled, angry, disappointed....about nuts being served in first.....It's time to get
58 N62NA : Interestingly, I always took the evening flight out of MSY to MIA and that's the flight that served the hot dinner. I know you have access to AA. Can
59 Post contains images kfitz : running contender for thread of the year
60 gaystudpilot : As a connoisseur of fine nuts, I appreciate the posts. However, I'm generally not a fan of the warm nuts served onboard. A lot of times the nuts are
61 vincewy : You got to be kidding! For F/C, in Asia, you serve passengers meals (I mean really good hot and gourmet meals) even for short flights and always have
62 gaystudpilot : In the US, domestic F is a loyalty program. Few pax pay for flying in the cabin, most receive complimentary upgrades. It's a competitive entitlement
63 etoile : If you let the overheated nuts cool down, they will become firm again. More generally, if you start having better meals on the ground, you won't have
64 shufflemoomin : I genuinely can't believe that there's an argument about nuts being served or not on an airline.
65 Superfly : I agree. This is totally nuts!
66 Revelation : Man, you really know your nuts! You too!
67 AABB777 : I flew DCA-ORD last week, and warm nuts were served in F, as well as a meal.
68 bojangles : Customers should be...grateful?! The airlines have conditioned you well!!
69 Post contains images RyanairGuru : although this is almost as good: I'm not sure I follow your logic. While it is true that Asian crews are payed less than their US counterparts, the s
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