Thursday, December 3, 2009

The flights ...

We flew to Samoa with Air New Zealand, which was awesome. Well, except for the food. But you get that, right?

Chicken pie (erm, looked and tasted nothing like it) and couscous salad. The salad was okay. Unfortunately, the ice-cream dessert had nuts in, so the kids couldn't eat it. Honestly, is it too hard to arrange a nut-free meal? They do halal and vegan ... (And yes, I did try to organise it but was told it couldn't be done, and to take snacks myself, which I obviously did. But still, grumpy kids like to be 'treated' like everyone else.)

Salmon pie - apparently

Miss 6 enjoys the inflight entertainment.

You know you're back in New Zealand territory when A. the greeting is Kia Ora, and B. You can catch up on the Shortie Street episodes you've missed ...

Duty free shopping, Samoan style.

Our first Christmas Tree of the Season - at Apia Airport

Miss 6 took her Lolly Girl Status seriously, even waking up passengers to check if they needed a sweet ...

5 comments:

Linda said...

Hay Bron, the Airline attendent is the same guy we had on our return trip to Australia. He really took a shining to Alex and spent time chatting to him about transformers..

MrsDesperate said...

Really? What a small world. He was lovely with the kids - clearly loves his job. Things like that makes a difference, don't they?

Juli Ryan said...

I don't know why it's so difficult for the airlines to make a special meal. I tried to arrange special meals for Mr. 4 on another airline, and they just didn't have them for us on the day. Of course, I brought along our own food, but Mr. 4 was still grumpy.

Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella said...

I didn't mind my food on AirNZ but that chicken pie doesn't look like a chicken pie at all! :(

CarlaDelevx said...

I'm really quite surprised that an airline can't offer a nut free option for a child... airline fail! :(