Breakfast tacos on United Airlines, flying just got tastier


Need a reason to choose one airline over another? Breakfast tacos are coming to United Airlines and flying just got tastier.

Flying might not be as wonderful as it used to be. People are crabby, seats are cramped and everyone just wants to get to their final destination. Could breakfast tacos make a difference in your next airline trip? United Airlines hopes that its new food choices could make a difference.

Recently, United announced some new food choices to its in-flight menus. The most exciting new food is definitely breakfast tacos. These tacos feature egg and chicken chorizo. These tacos come charred chipotle salsa. Also, it is available on both flour and corn tortillas.

Egg and chicken chorizo breakfast tacos (PRNewsfoto/United Airlines)

The decision to add this new breakfast item came from surveying customers and flight attendants. With bolder flavor combinations, United is trying to incorporate food trends, like the popularity of street food and food trucks. This new menu item should be a popular choice.

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The bolder choice of flavors is smart. When people fly, their tastes are slightly altered. Food needs to be seasoned more and spices need to be enhanced. The chipotle salsa should offer a smoky, spice that can awaken traveler’s taste buds. The bolder tacos should appeal to a wide variety of people.

United is adding other menu items as well. Following the craft beer food trend, the airline is adding several craft beers. Options like Lagunitas Sumpin’ Easy Ale and New Belgium beers will be available soon. Even premium classes will offer a craft cocktail.

These changes show that people want more options when they travel. While there are additional costs involved, people don’t want boring or outdated. Sure, traveling is an expensive and sometimes tiresome endeavor, some aspects of the process can make the whole process a little more positive. Maybe those breakfast tacos could make someone a little less crabby.

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These new United Airlines food and beverage choices might not make the TSA lines less long, but it can make flying a little more enjoyable.