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Live From A Lounge: Meals in the air

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AJ | 21/12/2012 03:50 PM | 

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Meals on a plane were once a norm. Not anymore. A lowdown on how you can get one

For a long time, it was a given that flight tickets included a hot meal. This was true when the only airlines that existed in India were full-service carriers such as Indian Airlines (now Air India) and Jet Airways. However, times have changed and, with more passengers wanting to fly cheap, meals have been among the first ‘frills’ to be done away with.

Business class flyers in India will be given a meal, so that is one of the surest ways to get your hands on some food in the air. And yes,—a proper plated meal—with a smile from your cabin crew. Over the past few years, I’ve figured that this is one section of the plane which has had no cutbacks in the portions...


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