BRITISH Airways is to serve up pies and sarnies created by Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge on its quick haul flights – after ending its partnership with Marks & Spencer.
The flag-carrier will launch a totally new menu for Euro Traveller financial system passengers from the tip of January however measures launched in the course of the Covid pandemic giving each traveller a free bottle of water and a snack WILL keep.
The airline parted methods with M&S final October, three years after it ditched free meals on quick haul flights in favour of a spread of sandwiches from the Excessive Road large.
Now it has teamed up with celeb chef Tom – proprietor of the Hand and Flowers in Marlow, the one pub within the UK with two Michelin stars.
It’s new Speedbird Cafe – named after the British Airways name signal – will characteristic a heat steak and ale pie and vary of sandwiches.
These embrace a ham hock and smoked cheddar and brie ploughman’s, in addition to a vegan spiced cauliflower tortilla wrap and rooster, bacon and celery brioche bun.
However in a bid to scale back meals waste and CO2 emissions, travellers should pre-order their foods and drinks, as much as 12 hours earlier than if travelling from the UK and 24 hours earlier than on return flights again into the nation.
The brand new meals will vary from £4.10 for the ham hock and smoked cheddar sandwich to £4.50 for the steak and ale pie.
British Airways’ Carolina Martinoli mentioned: “Over the previous few months we all know that our clients have valued the complimentary refreshments provided, in order that they’re right here to remain.
“However as well as, we additionally needed to supply extra alternative and the flexibility to purchase one thing extra substantial. After a profitable partnership with M&S, we’ve teamed up with one other British favorite, chef Tom Kerridge.
“Our knowledgeable groups have labored intently with Tom to create scrumptious British staples for our quick haul menu.
“We all know how in style the menus that Tom designed for our centenary had been, so we’re delighted to be working with him once more and might’t await our clients to expertise his unbelievable new meals at 35,000ft.”
“Passengers should pre-book meals through British Airways’ Highlife Store – highlifeshop.com – with different new objects within the Speedbird cafe together with a Brewdog IPA developed completely for BA known as JetStream, in addition to pre-mixed Expresso Martini cocktails.”
This week, British Airways slashed the costs of their holidays overseas within the January sale.
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As much as £100 has been knocked off the sale value, with packages together with all-inclusive inns, in addition to each financial system and enterprise class flights.
The most important saving of £100 is legitimate on holidays price £2,500 or extra.