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Chicken or Fish?

Chicken or Fish?

Date: Jul 15 2004


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Every time I go on a trip, it seems that the airlines are getting stingier and stingier. The last time I went on a trip, I got one glass of water for a six-hour trip.


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Derek:  Hello sir. Would you like chicken or fish?

Zach:  Well, actually, I think the chicken might be a little safer. I’ll go for chicken.

Derek:  Alright. Um, that’ll be five dollars.

Zach:  Five dollars? Wh..wh…what are you talking about?

Derek:  Oh sorry. We have to charge for the meals now.

Zach:  I thought, uh, this is first class. You know, I get free beer and everything and I thought the food musta been free, too.

Derek:  Yes sir, the, uh, drinks are free but the food we hafta charge for. It’s, um, airline, um, maintenance.

Zach:  Airline maintenance? Well, I don’t know if I want anything right now. What are you gonna charge me for my headphones too?

Derek:  Uh, no sir. Those are free.

Zach:  Well, at least I get something out of this flight.



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You know, it makes me crazy, after spending upwards of $300 on an airplane ticket, that they would dare to charge you for things like food, drinks and those cheesy headphones. What is up with that? You know, I’ve considered bringing my own headphones, but to bring your own is always bulky and cumbersome. I think the next time I fly, I’ll just take a nap until I get to my destination.



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Yeah, all food in airplane are free charge, the airstewardes will offer us food and drinks according to the time we take the plane, whether night, afternoon or morning. So we might get breakfast, lunch or dinner. They serve us so we could feel comfortable during flight. The lesson, what is up with that? Cumbersome, really!

Oh yeah, I prefer fish to chicken hehe

01:49 PM Feb 06 2015 |




It’s totally terrible.Food in airplane always free and good,but for me,such a guy with air disease,can never eat or drink during flights:(

02:09 PM Jan 19 2013 |




when i flew to Russia last time, i got free drinks and foods all the way, i was too full to eat any more, things are quite different in the parts around the world

06:09 AM Nov 15 2007 |

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