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Again what fellow.
-- -- comment about you and Mankins would go ahead whatever Robert Reid is do it this lonely planet's -- -- hypocrite the thought about.
A completely different subject food on flights now that we have is FDA report that there might be some dangers in airline food.
My thinking as soon as I read that was.
I don't get airline food eating while I get -- peanuts and any -- It's now that it's funny.
-- the first -- -- last week there was a USA today report that.
Facilities of airline carriers that were tested by the FDA.
Of them had violations.
For various various things including rodents.
Cockroaches all kinds of things you don't want to hear employees not washing their hands and things like that's a lot of people kind of second thought about what and who they eat airline food.
We posted this comment Animal Planet community I was curious what people would say on FaceBook and half the people defend it.
It's really interest -- half the people -- like they think of it as a picnic in the skies still don't mind.
Eating the food up there despite these reports and other half of like you and myself I given up on a while ago.
We don't get addicted to this point we don't get like that hot meal anymore really think she can in this.
Salad and you know all the penalties -- -- -- -- -- really funny is that little piece of chocolate at the end -- I think he needed exactly and you don't know what goes in it's like you know you just kind of -- the question that you bring it up to the gods we need this food anyway.
I'm surprised people are surprised.
At the outcome well it is a -- I mean these violations been happening for a long time one of the caterers tell -- she's sky chefs which is owned and operated by Lufthansa.
Has had eighteen violations since 1996 more in this report that's a lot and some of the same problems that you see so.
Either people aren't hearing about a that is kind of turn the other cheek right towards that me.
Hill and -- and why don't they just give up and why don't they stop altogether then just say look if you're hungry.
Bring food on the plane if you have a blood sugar situation and you don't have any food we got peanuts and -- got packaged food that's already sealed and you know healthy -- -- -- -- There's a little bit of a trend towards that as an arm and there's.
They're charging for meals -- -- used to mean after 9/11 a lot of things change to mean.
There's a deep bundling of airline services in general you know -- where you were paying for food we're paying for -- and -- here hearing about paying for blankets Ryanair in Europe wants to charge for using the toilet if -- things like that and that.
I've -- you said I didn't want to.
And over and over again to -- And and so it.
If more people are doing this there was a poll last year were 6%.
A flyers actually.
Are willing to pay for meals on the flight -- Continental has a new.
Project coming out this fall for the -- better -- -- eccentric.
They expect 35 million dollars in sales I'm not sure how many people will pay wow.
But it was a trend while you were getting celebrities yes -- and meals right and a retired English had a deal -- -- I'm not mistaken.
So where -- back up.
Well there is still some of that and a lot of that you can like different kinds -- -- and first class business class where you all get to fly that become a place.
I don't know -- backed up by the bathroom with my three kids now yes -- I'm an opera slash entire extract it it's a that your up for a bit the -- being charged and you believe you're a -- out -- and I think.
What other trends are we seeing now we see a -- received food -- -- it doesn't telling everybody initially wanted to go away what else are we gonna see now with these guys because as we talked about.
-- they -- cheap for a long time -- -- and cheap to fly relative to prices of other things going up.
According the Bureau of Transportation Statistics than the last year.
Over seven billion dollars was made on various fees -- change -- -- -- -- the other hand baggage now I didn't do that even for five years ago this is a new thing to be paying for that.
As well as food and entertainment things like that so they're they're trying to find ways.
For the industry to make money because they're having problems real quick spirit was.
Vilified in the talking about the second bag if if you have to put it in the overhead compartment you have to pay more for that that would get I I think most people to be happy about that because it's giving a sold more of -- choice LaMont won an -- People are packing lighter I think we're trying to get on the plane first to get that pressure that happens to pursue it now and the other part about that she was I displeased with the the flight.
People try -- to -- on.
Really big bags which actually makes it more difficult and more time consuming to get on and off planes and people are carrying out they should pay as they -- -- and they send out.
Don't necessarily measure them you know yes.
You can get by that I've I've flown a lot and internationally you know sometimes at the scene gets a little more comical overseas that -- a lot in Russia.
And and you're it's all -- weight so people were loading themselves and all the heaviest in the attic if and then Susan's away this stuff and into the bags and -- a little that are sure that's even played here about that -- part.
What you can get to -- on and than overhead and part.
The problem is the -- come off the plane and the stuff you buying the airport we'll get jacked up and pricing we're gonna pay for this set what one way you know -- they take it I mean I paid six dollars for a cookie everybody knows my sixth -- -- -- is ahead by three.
-- -- -- -- You don't get it in -- it.
So that -- -- sixty dollars there 88.
-- good amount of dollars for cookies but just you know feed my kids -- I have -- this is my it was a while back when they first started doing this and now.
I -- in the airport bringing on the plane yeah.
But that's this is expensive and.
I'm in who knows what the quality of some some airports that the food isn't exactly the precious yet the kind of the same similar pact at -- his offense by aipac.
I I personally and a lot of people I talked to have kind of given up on the -- in -- pack their own meals.
They know where it came from our last.
And they have probably have some of the best -- -- -- -- says that you suggestion to people what I my suggestion yes I mean I I do it increasingly so and in fact that's poll where 56% of the passengers.
By an airport that leaves a lot of people that are.
-- not eating or bring in their own and other equipment and off my cookies yet there they are.
I'm Rory thanks so much for being with us thank you just lonely planet US travel editors at the website pack your own food that's.
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