Member since 15 Mar 2018
Total posts 26
Last few trans-Tasman flights Qantas has run out of hot meal options. I'm a Platinum frequent flyer sitting in business class and they ran out of hot meal options after serving two passengers.
Is this typical?
Member since 05 Sep 2017
Total posts 21
Yes, I try to avoid the QF 737's trans Tasman J for a number of reasons and this is one of them. Not a problem I have come across on the QF A330's into AKL or EK to CHC.
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 16 Oct 2017
Total posts 172
Channelling Henry Ford: your new car can be any colour as long as it's black.
Member since 07 Jan 2014
Total posts 15
QF J catering on the trans-Tasman flights is terrible. They have a menu of what appears to be 5 options but really is only one proper hot meal option (of which as you note they only load about two), a cold salad with protein, some sort of hot sandwich that on my last flight was a pepperoni and cheese ciabatta that must have cost all of $1 to buy the ingredients for, and then a cheese plate and a starter repurposed as a main size option. Last time I asked for a hot meal from Economy and was told only if there were spares left after the Y service (of which there ended up being none), so I had the hot sandwich. Next time they pull this stunt on me I am going to insist on a proper hot meal from Y and tell them they can serve the sandwich to someone in the back.
Last flight I was told "You should have eaten in the Lounge"!!!
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