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Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

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Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

Do virgin atlantic offer mid flight snacks, in between the 2 meals, on long haul?

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1. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

"Do virgin atlantic offer mid flight snacks" - They didn't the last time I flew with them in economy although in might be different in Upper Class.

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2. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

They used to give out ice-creams mid-flight going to MCO but we have never had a snack on any other of their flights.

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3. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

They didn't when we flew to Antigua last month. This was in Premium Economy. That said the food was actually quite good and much, much better than our previous flight last year. We get 'snacky' food from Marks and Spencer and take it onboard as hand luggage - their roast nut selection goes down a treat with the G&T's as does their sandwiches and pork pies as a more substantial snack!

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4. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

On a recent trip to cancun we were served the main meal,later a hot sausage roll then before landing a sandwich and a cake,a ice cream was also served mid flight, this was PE.

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5. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

And you cant ask for anything like on some airlines like Air France?

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6. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

You can go to the galley and ask for some snacks but on Virgin you only get fruit if you are PE.

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7. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

We use Virgin for many destinations and have always had pretzels just after take off, then main meal, then an ice cream, then tea and coffee and a light meal or sandwich shortly before landing. I am allergic to cheese and if any of the food offered included cheese the cabin crew have always been great at finding me something else ( often from Upper class). We always travel Economy so I can't fault them for the food offered.

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8. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

On a flight to San Francisco from London we were given drinks and pretzels after take off, a hot meal, ice cream mid-flight, a hot sausage roll and afternoon tea sandwiches before landing.....all in economy. We did feel a bit overloaded with heavy carbs after the flight. On a flight from New York, however, the offering was very minimal - and the "muffin" thrown at us before landing was loaded with sugar - nasty.

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9. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

You could take some snacks on board with you....we always do.

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10. Re: Virgin atlantic long haul economy meals

We have flown in all 3 classes on VS. In Upper Class they bombarded us with food, drink, snacks and nibbles all the way to Mexico and back.

In PE and Economy, we have always found that a stroll to the galley and a politely phrased request, with a please and thank you, has always yielded results, whether it be fruit, pretzels, or other nibbles.

If you want to be sure, and you need a little more than might be available on board, buy a tub of Pringles or similar, but don't do it at the airport. What WH Smiths, Boots etc charge at LHR and LGW for snack items is nothing short of daylight robbery! Buy in your local supermarket and carry in your hand luggage. No one minds and you will probably be the envy of passengers near you who didn't think ahead. VS do SELL snack items, but they are way overpriced.

Have a safe and well fed trip. Kind regards

Mondial