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London-Tokyo flight with BA - what time are meals?

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Plumpcious Thu 10-Nov-16 12:23:45

Does anyone have an idea of what time BA serves meals on London-Tokyo flights? Departing 13:50 and I'm wondering when is the best time to try to get some sleep.

TIA.

CMOTDibbler Thu 10-Nov-16 12:28:15

IME, meals are served about an hour after take off, and then 1-2 hours before landing.

I'll be getting that flight in 2 weeks time too!

SecretPeanut Thu 10-Nov-16 12:30:04

They will start serving dinner once you've reached cruising altitude. So about an hour. Breakfast as above poster says about 1 hour or two before landing.

Never been to Tokyo, its on my list....enjoy smile

Plumpcious Thu 10-Nov-16 12:33:14

Aw, thanks both.

Mumsnet is wonderful for finding stuff out!

AttilaTheMeerkat Thu 10-Nov-16 14:02:55

Is that the BA005?.

Its usually around 60-90 minutes after take off, they will serve lunch (and if I recall correctly there's an afternoon tea later on also). Breakfast the next morning is served around 90 minutes before landing.

Enjoy Japan.

AttilaTheMeerkat Thu 10-Nov-16 14:04:18

I tried to get some sleep around 5-6 hours into the flight; it will get dark outside very quickly.

bojorojo Thu 10-Nov-16 16:45:43

You don't have to eat the meals! You can sleep if you want. Eat before you board and sleep straight away, if you can. Japan is wonderful.

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