Virgin Australia business class passenger slams 2-minute noodle lunch

A Virgin Australia customer has posted about their in-flight dining experience, after paying $2500 for a business class seat.

The passenger claims they took the photo of the meal they were served, which would cost less than $5 per serve.

Taking to social media, the passenger detailed the offering on board the flight:

“Two course-offering on VA today: Course 1 – Red Wine, Coke no sugar & Snack Bar. Course 2 – fantastic noodles,” the post read.

Followers said the two-minute meal was a “joke” and “appalling”.

“OMG I thought this was a joke but then realised that’s actually on a plane,” wrote one follower.

“That’s appalling. I know it’s ‘first world problems’ but if you are paying for a premium product then you should receive a premium product,” added another.

“Wow, that was my ‘studying for final exams’ meal pack,” wrote another.

The post comes after cabin crew reportedly

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Embattled airline Virgin Australia is running so low on supplies it’s been serving two minute noodles to business class passengers, according to furious fliers. 

The carrier has been limping its way through the COVID-19 crisis, is $6.8billion in debt, and is now in the hands of US private equity firm Bain Capital after being sold in September. 

But the drastic cost-cutting measures have gone way too far according to angry passengers who vented their frustration on social media. 



a plane sitting on top of a sign: Embattled airline Virgin Australia is running so low on supplies it's been serving two minute noodles to business class passengers.


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Embattled airline Virgin Australia is running so low on supplies it’s been serving two minute noodles to business class passengers.



a cup of coffee on a table: A passenger on board a business class Virgin flight posted this image to the Frequent Flyers Australia Facebook group


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A passenger on board a business class Virgin flight posted this image to the Frequent Flyers Australia Facebook group

‘We’re starting to see what an airline owned by a private equity firm looks like. Granola

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Virgin Australia cabin crew cop abuse as two-minute noodles offered to business class passengers

Virgin Australia has been busted giving two-minute noodles to its business class, forcing the airline into an embarrassing explanation.

A passenger took to social media to complain against the budget meal offering, which can cost less than $2 a serve, after shelling out $2500 for a ticket.

The tongue-in-cheek post read: Two course offering on VA today: Course 1 – Red Wine, Coke no sugar & Snack Bar. Course 2 – fantastic noodles.”

Frequent flyers were outraged by the meal, describing it as “appalling”.

“Omg I thought this was a joke but then realised that’s actually on a plane,” wrote one follower.

“Omg that’s appalling. I know it’s “first world problems” but if you are paying for a premium product then you should receive a premium product,” added another.

“Wow, that was my ‘studying for final exams’ meal pack,” wrote another.

The budget meal offered to a business class traveller on Virgin Australia.
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Virgin Australia slammed for serving two-minute noodles to passengers in business class

Virgin Australia is slammed for serving two minute noodles to passengers in business class – as it’s revealed they’ve run out of wine and Diet Coke and could be fully out of supplies in weeks

  • Virgin Australia is so strapped for supplies it’s been serving two-minute noodles
  • High-paying business class passengers have been furious at the lack of snacks
  • But the airlines says the move has been introduced to minimise risk of COVID-19 

Embattled airline Virgin Australia is running so low on supplies it’s been serving two minute noodles to business class passengers, according to furious fliers. 

The carrier has been limping its way through the COVID-19 crisis, is $6.8billion in debt, and is now in the hands of US private equity firm Bain Capital after being sold in September. 

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