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BA HAS IN­TRO­DUCED its new “restau­rant-style” din­ing ser­vice in Club World, with pas­sen­gers be­ing of­fered a choice of starters and desserts from dis­play trol­leys.

Part of the car­rier’s £400 mil­lion in­vest­ment in Club World, it is ini­tially be­ing of­fered on the Lon­don Heathrow-New York JFK route, with plans to roll it out across the net­work.

Cus­tomers are of­fered a choice of four starters from the trol­ley: Loch Fyne smoked sal­mon tartare; bur­rata and tomato carpac­cio; creamy but­ter­nut squash soup; and fresh sea­sonal salad and grilled veg­eta­bles.

Main cour­ses are served plated as be­fore, with the ini­tial choice be­ing beef gnoc­chi in Café de Paris sauce with as­para­gus; grilled Dover sole with lentils, cele­riac mous­se­line and lemon but­ter; and ar­ti­choke and ravi­oli Parme­san. Desserts of­fered via the trol­ley in­clude Do and Co’s dou­ble choco­late med­ley, lemon tart and ap­ple strudel.

In other news, BA has an­nounced two transat­lantic routes from Gatwick, to Las Ve­gas and Toronto. On March 27, it will re­launch Gatwick-Las Ve­gas ser­vices. Flights will de­part the UK on Tues­days, Fri­days and Sun­days at 1155, land­ing at 1445, be­fore re­turn­ing from Ve­gas at 1635, ar­riv­ing at 1035 the fol­low­ing day. Tim­ings are five min­utes ear­lier for the Tues­day de­par­tures.

On May 1, the air­line will launch a thrice-weekly Toronto route, de­part­ing Gatwick on Tues­days, Fri­days and Sun­days at 1155 and ar­riv­ing at 1445. The re­turn leg will leave Canada at 1945, land­ing at 0750 the fol­low­ing day. ba.com

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