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More Than 180,000 Served

April 09, 1992|DAN BERGER

American Airlines, the nation's largest airline, must coordinate food and beverage service in hundreds of cities daily. Such a massive effort generates staggering numbers. The following statistics are for one 24-hour day:

* Total flights: 2,500

* Total passengers: 200,000

* Total meals served: 180,000

* Total cups of coffee served: 226,000

* Total ounces of caviar served: 1,107

* Total bottles of wine served: 16,000

* Total bags of peanuts, pretzels or almonds served: 159,000

* Total apples and bananas served: 41,000

* Total kitchens used for food preparation: 170

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