My enquiring mind wanted to know just when exactly do they feed you on a long haul flight when there is a significant time difference.
We just finished our first long haul first class flight on Japan airlines and now I have the answer!
Upon boarding, you are greeted with champagne or orange juice. Thank you!
Within an hour of boarding, the food started rolling out.
And it didn’t stop for what seemed like hours!
This was the menu for the Japanese meal. There was a Western meal offered as well. I thought you chose one thing off the menu. Nope. They bring you the entire menu to you in small portions.
We were served 8 courses with about five minutes of breathing time in between servings. After the feast was finished, the flight attendants (FA) made out beds up. I guess the idea is to fill you up then put you to bed.
For the rest of the flight, any time you made eye contact with the very sweet and very attentive FA’s, they offered you food or drink.
Later in the flight I took them up on a cheese and cracker plate and fresh fruit plate with green tea. Jerry had a salad and rolls and some Saki. I also indulged in some coffee, French press style, and mini dessert muffins.
And anytime you passed through the galley on your way to the bathroom, you were met by three plates of chocolates, free for the taking if your so desired…. And I desired at least twice.
So, in answer to my question, I’m pretty sure you never have to worry about going hungry… At least not on JAL First class!