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Current Iberia Menu October 2014

One of my biggest frustrations with the airline food game is that airlines seem so reluctant to share what they’re serving on flights. Restaurants all around the world happily display their full menu on their websites, but airlines act as if what they’re serving is a closely guarded secret. To counteract this foodie spy mode,…

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UPDATE! KLM Dog Story is a LIE!

What is this world coming to? Less than an hour ago, I posted the adorable story of a beagle used by KLM to track down lost items and deliver them to passengers. Now, I’m back to tell you that it was apparently all a lie; a clever marketing stunt by ad agency DDB & Tribal.…

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Cutest Puppy Ever Helps You Find Lost Luggage

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Lost baggage is the worst, but KLM has come up with a solution that’s both brilliant and adorable: a baggage pup. Meet Sherlock, KLM’s new beagle that sniffs lost items on planes and returns them to their rightful owner. Now, just for the record, the photo above isn’t Sherlock. That’s Cleo Bagels, the official mascot/security…

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Airline Food via Home Delivery Service

I’m in Vegas for the weekend at BACon along with the majority of other BoardingArea bloggers, so I’ll keep this short as our day of learning starts fairly soon. I came across this article via a friend (thanks, Jon!) and it fits so perfectly into the Fly&Dine canon that I had to tell you about…

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Watch This A380 Go From Parts to Runway

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of their first A380 and they’re celebrating like we all do nowadays: with a series on YouTube. The first video released shows the process of building the A380 from parts rolling through streets to the final product rolling out on the runway. It’s pretty cool to see. Check it out:

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ANA Adds Michelin Superstars to Chef Roster

Ever since American Airlines launched their Chefs’ Conclave back in 1988, carriers around the world have tried to snag the best culinary talent to consult on their in-flight culinary programs. Now it’s considered industry standard to have a well-known chef putting their names on airplane menus. Japan’s ANA goes well beyond industry standard, though, with…

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Greekin’ Out for Aegean Airlines

I don’t know about you, but I love Greek food. From gyros to spanokopita, moussaka to pasticio, melitzanosalata to just a plain ol’ Greek salad, I’m a sucker for the Mediterranean flavors of the Greek Isles. Here in LA, our Greek options are severely limited. There’s Taverna Tony in Malibu and Petros in Manhattan Beach,…

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