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Whether you would like a meal for your little ones or a special meal to meet your dietary requirements we will do our best to supply your preferred choice.

Which flights are special meals available on?

You can request a special meal when travelling on the following flights:

  • long haul routes, including flights between Paris Orly and New York operated by our subsidiary OpenSkies
  • short haul business flights (Club Europe)
  • short haul economy flights (Euro Traveller) to or from Athens, Bucharest, Istanbul, Kiev, Larnaca, Sofia, St Petersburg – up until 10 January 2017
  • short haul economy flights (Euro Traveller) to or from Menorca – up until summer 2017

Types of special meals

  • We cannot offer every special meal type on all flights, and there may be flights where we cannot supply your chosen meal.
  • We cannot offer any variations on the meals below, or special items such as lobster, steak, caviar or a fruit plate made to your personal preference.
Type of meal

Lacto-ovo-vegetarian Does not contain meat, fish or seafood. May contain dairy products such as milk, butter, cheese and eggs.
Vegan/vegetarian Does not contain meat, fish, fowl, eggs, honey, dairy products or derivatives.
If you do not specify 'vegan' we will provide a lacto-ovo meal.
Asian/Hindu vegetarian A meat-free, spicy meal. Does not contain fish, shellfish, meat, poultry or eggs.

Does not contain pork, by-products of pork or ingredients containing alcohol. All meats come from ritually slaughtered animals.
May not be available on some European flights.
Kosher Prepared to comply with Jewish dietary laws.

Not available on flights to London from:
Bangalore, Cairo, Cancun, the Caribbean (except Bermuda), Chengdu, Hyderabad, Lima, Malé, Mauritius, Middle East, Nairobi and San Jose (Costa Rica)
Child meal Familiar and fun food for children. May contain beef and pork products.
Available on all long haul and some short haul flights for children between 2-12 years.
Baby meal On board our long haul flights except between London City to New York we offer baby bottle/food warming facilities and also a limited stock of baby food and milk.
It is not possible to order baby meals and we cannot sterilise bottles or provide sterilised water on board. We recommend to carry your own baby food and equipment in your hand baggage.
More about taking food in your hand baggage

Does not contain sugars, syrups, jams, cakes and chocolate, unless they're specific diabetic varieties to help you manage your blood sugar levels.

Here's some information on meal service times to help you plan your medication on your journey.
- On long haul flights, we usually serve the main meal within two hours of take-off and then a smaller meal within two hours of landing time. If your flight is overnight, this will be breakfast. If your flight is less than 8.5 hours. we will offer you a small snack.
- On short haul routes, we usually serve refreshments and snacks within the first 90 minutes of the flight.
More about travelling with a medical condition
Gluten intolerant Does not contain wheat, wheat flour, barley oats, rye, bread, cakes (unless wheat free), pastry, sausages or any flour-based products.
Low calorie Low in fat and sugar with a reduced portion of protein.
Low fat A high-fibre meal with reduced fat.
Not available on flights between Paris Orly and New York operated by our subsidiary OpenSkies.
Low salt Does not contain salt, MSG and baking soda/powder. Instead the meal is flavoured with herbs and spices.
Low lactose Does not contain cheese, dairy products and their derivatives, lactose or milk products.

More about food allergies in our meals

When can I order my special meal?

  • Request Kosher meals on flights departing from London Gatwick at least 48 hours before your flight departs.
  • Request Kosher or Muslim meals on Comair operated flights at least 48 hours before your flight departs.
  • Request all other special meals at least 24 hours before you flight departs.

How can I order my special meal?

You can request your special meal through Manage My Booking as soon as you have a confirmed booking with us.

Request your special meal

Other airlines

Find out more about the services available on our partner airlines:

American Airlines
Japan Airlines