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  • Airlines are upgrading food in economy class
  • Airlines are upgrading food in economy class
    Daniel Gillaspia (2016) ©
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Airlines are upgrading food in economy class

Would a glass of Champagne and a well-seasoned shish kebab be enough to make you switch airlines? After years of feeding passengers the bare minimum, some airlines are now offering larger portions, gourmet dishes and even ice cream in an attempt to win over economy fliers.

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