If you are flying in British Airways Club Europe to Madrid at any time soon, you will be pleasantly surprised by the food.
For the last few weeks, Madrid has been treated as a ‘long’ flight instead of a ‘medium’ one. This means that you get a four course meal – small starter, a main, cheese and biscuits and a dessert.
This is apparently a trial for the next round of Club Europe food changes, after the bodged changes last year which saw catering on some key routes downgraded to fund improvements elsewhere. It seems that we may see all ‘medium’ flights moving to the four course model.
According to cabin crew reports on Flyertalk, the Madrid route may have been chosen for the trial because of all the IAG executives shuttling between the two cities and who were fed up with the current meals.
That is unlikely although it seems odd that BA would trial improvements on a route where IAG faces absolutely no competition for Business Class passengers …..
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