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7 DECEMBER 2020
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Assuming you, or whoever you are giving a gift to is a British Airways (BA) fan, the national carrier is making available a whole host of cabin service items ‘surplus to requirements’.
BA is disposing of 39 Boeing 747-400s, and assorted 767s and earlier 777s.
The newly arriving Airbus A350s presumably come complete with the interior package, and the crockery etc for the A380 fleet is just getting dusty. There is a hangar full of surplus cabin items
Although an at-home experience is no match for the real thing, customers and collectors can order bespoke British Airways inflight dining items such as William Edwards plates, soup bowls, cups, saucers and even a butter dish for reasonable prices, allowing them to create an authentic First Class flying experience at home over the festive period.
BTN highlights the following:
First Class William Edwards First Small Dish (Set of 12)
Club World Bowl (Set of 6) £5
World Traveller Hot Meal Dish (Set of 6) £9
Or if you are a regular dinner party organiser a cabin trolley is available at £250.
All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum
Paul Kay, London, UK
....."Hey BA, I'll take all the old toilet roles you've got...aaah, 4 toilets in a packed 'World Traveller' 747 with 2 out of action...'Sob Sniff'....they'll be a reminder of the good old days"...
James Hope, Brighton
Sounds a good idea. Would BA offer a complete dinner service. I might buy a set of seats mentioned some while back in BTN and have a complete airline dinner on the ground.
Michael Brand, London
Either the items have sold out, or were never there in the first place! Can British Airways please respond one way or the other. Not much choice.