Alaska Airlines Has a New Summer Menu With a ‘West Coast Vibe’

Jul 16, 2018

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Alaska Airlines’ announced on Monday it has a new summer menu for its main cabin.

Beginning July 16 and running through November 15, Alaska passengers will be able to order off of the summer menu that focuses on ingredients from nearby the airline’s Seattle headquarters. Main cabin customers will also see new craft beers and an “elevated wine program” in later in the fall.

Flyers can expect to see popular West Coast produce incorporated into the menu, including artichokes, tomatoes, asparagus, berries and avocados.

New breakfast items include a Fresh Start Protein Platter with cage-free eggs and non-GMO turkey as well as a Croissant Sandwich with Applewood smoked bacon and avocado mayo. Breakfast is served on flights over three hours that depart between 6:00am and 10:00am.

Fresh start protein platter. Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
Fresh start protein platter. Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
Croissant sandwich. Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
Croissant sandwich. Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines.

The lunch and dinner menu will include a Turkey Artichoke Baguette, a Charge Up Protein Platter and a West Coast Cobb Salad with a lemon basil vinaigrette. These items are served on flights over three hours that depart between 10:00am and 8:00pm.

West Coast Cobb Salad. Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
West Coast Cobb salad. Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines.

Plus, the new Signature Fruit and Cheese Platter will be served with an extra cracker “to optimize the cheese-to-cracker ratio” with fresh and appetizing cheese. It’s available on flights over two hours that depart between 6:00am and 8:00pm.

“We believe in offering our guests locally-inspired food options made with fresh and healthy ingredients,” Alaska’s Vice President of Marketing Sangita Woerner said in a statement. “By drawing inspiration from the Pacific Northwest and California, we’re building a consistent experience for guests across our fleet that brings to life our West Coast vibe.”

Alaska passengers can pre-order menu items through the airline’s mobile app.

Pre-order abilities are available on all flights on Alaska’s Boeing aircraft and will be accessible on flights on Alaska’s Airbus and Embraer aircraft in early 2019.

Featured image by Alaska Airlines.

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