Passengers on some flights from Gatwick Airport will no longer be able to snack on pretzels 30,000 feet in the sky as an airline has announced its replacement.

British Airways has long offered pretzels to its economy passengers travelling from Gatwick, but this is all set to change in an "artisan" shakeup.

Instead, passengers will have the choice between a banana cake or sultana flapjack on flights from Gatwick and Heathrow.

The Argus: PretzelPretzel (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

This is part of a new collaboration between the airline and a British "artisan bakery" starting on Friday, August 9.

Pretzel fans have until next Friday to try their favourite snack above the clouds for one last time.

The Argus: A British Airways planeA British Airways plane (Image: The Argus)

A spokesman for British Airways said: "We have partnered with a British artisan bakery, where customers will be offered a choice of snack, either the banana cake or a sultana flapjack on flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick in the coming weeks."

This is part of a wider scheme from the airline to improve the inflight entertainment on offer.

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