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Beverage Service

Mon Nov 06, 2000 8:20 am

What domestic airline have you been on where they gave you more than one can in Coach? Also, have you ever been on a Flight where they only served drinks in Coach, no snacks?
 
trintocan
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RE: Beverage Service

Mon Nov 06, 2000 3:33 pm

I can tell you about a domestic flight on which I got complimentary champagne. That flight was with Air Jamaica Express from Kingston (KTP) to Montego Bay (MBJ) on a Shorts 360. They served first biscuits and juice then out came the bubbly! I flew that flight on 29 September. As a result of delays, however, the return flight the next day was bereft of champagne service (but the other service was the same).

At home, POS-TAB domestic flights feature no service at all, due to the short duration (15 minutes). Years ago mints were handed out inflight.


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neder99
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RE: Beverage Service

Tue Nov 07, 2000 1:47 am

In Switzerland, Crossair serves champagne/freshly squeezed orange juice/
or any other beverage, all in real glasses, alongside some fine Swiss chocolate,
wet wipes and snacks on domestic flights as short as Geneva-Basle, only about
25-30 mins.

Now, if that isn't service, I don't know what is!!!
 
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RE: Beverage Service

Tue Nov 07, 2000 6:34 am

Sounds much better than typical US Service! All we would get on a 25 Minuate flight is maybe a drink and thats it, served in a plastic cup.
 
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RE: Beverage Service

Tue Nov 07, 2000 5:55 pm

On my UA flight last August, the FAs did at least 4 rounds of beverage service on the 4 hour ORD-SFO flight. The first class FA also offered free wines as well and offered me some without checking my ID. Although I was tempted, I had to turn down the offer   The flight also served lunch as well. Overall it was a great flight, albeit delayed for 3 hours, and the FAs were really really friendly.
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corsairf/a
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RE: Beverage Service

Sun Nov 19, 2000 1:01 am

Hi,
I did fly on AOM french airline on its domestic route from Paris to Nice early in the morning in eco and we had a breakfast with hot baverage, croissant and roll bread plus orange juice and the flight is 1h30. When i came back to Paris it was the midday flight and i had been upgrade in the bizclass call Opale classe and I did have a hot meal with hot bread and any kind of baverage (champagne, wine ...ect) then tea and coffee were propose with liqueurs. To finish they gave us hot towels.
 
SQA340
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RE: Beverage Service

Sun Nov 19, 2000 8:17 am

Would have to be UA135 ORD-SFO in C class. They gave me a lot of coke throughout the flight. They give cans with ice. The glasses were like UA domestic first.

Also UA132 SFO-ORD in F class. They give great beverage service!! I was in 4D of a 744. Tea was on the console thing for any F class passengers to grab.

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