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Special meals

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If you have special dietary requirements, let us know in advance and we will provide you with a special meal. You can request a special meal by contacting our customer service. Finnair Plus members can also request a meal through the My booking section. Please submit your order no later than 24 hours before departure.

Special meals are available on all Finnair operated international flights, excluding flights to/from Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, St. Petersburg, Krakow and Warsaw.

If you’re travelling on a Finnair leisure flight (AY series), you can request a special meal on our website through Leisure flights supplementary services Please submit your order no later than 48 hours before departure.

Special meal options

For stomach or intestinal problems (BLML)

Does not contain foods or beverages that cause gastric discomfort, such as highly seasoned foods, black pepper, chilli powder, cabbage, cauliflower or fried foods. Not available on Finnair leisure flights (AY1000 series).

Diabetic meal (DBML)

Increased complex carbohydrates, high fibre, low fat, no sugar added. Does not contain fried foods.

Gluten-free meal suitable for a person with celiac disease (GFML)

Contains naturally gluten-free ingredients and wheat starch.

Low-calorie meal (LCML)

Increased complex carbohydrates, high fibre, low fat. Does not contain fried foods; added fats, oils and sugar; gravies; sauces; or rich desserts. Not available on Finnair leisure flights (AY1000 series).

Low-fat meal (LFML)

Increased complex carbohydrates, high fibre, fats high in unsaturated fatty acids, low dietary cholesterol, low in saturated fatty acids. Does not contain fried foods, sauces high in fat, egg yolks, offal, shellfish, fish roe and caviar, added fats and oils, alcohol-refined sugars, processed meals, or cheeses. Not available on Finnair leisure flights (AY1000 series).

Low-salt meal (LSML)

No salt or salty foods added. Does not contain salt substitutes; stocks; bouillon cubes; commercial soups and sauce mixes; salted, smoked, cured or packaged foods; items in brine; processed cheeses; olives; anchovies; bakery products that include self-rising flour or baking soda; most condiments; gravies; sauces and dressings; garlic-; onion-; celery salts; or breads. Not available on Finnair leisure flights (AY1000 series).

Low-lactose meal (NLML)

Not suitable for passengers allergic to cow’s milk. Does not contain dairy products, such as milk, yoghurt, cheeses, ice creams, sherbet, puddings, prepared mixes, creamed or breaded vegetables, bread prepared with dairy products, omelettes, crepes, scrambled eggs with milk, cream, butter, creamed or breaded meat, fish, eggs, commercial soups, chocolate, toffee, butterscotch, caramels, or sugar substitutes.

Hindu meal (HNML)

Foods prepared according to Hindu customs and respecting Hindu dietary practices and beliefs. Does not contain beef, veal, pork, or raw or smoked fish. Not suitable for vegetarians.

Vegetarian Hindu meal (AVML)

Spicy vegetarian combinations with limited use of dairy products. Does not contain eggs, meat and meat products, fish, fowl, or products containing lard and gelatine. Not available on Finnair leisure flights (AY1000 series).

Kosher meal (KSML)

Foods chosen, prepared and served in accordance with Jewish dietary laws and customs.

Moslem meal (MOML)

Foods chosen, prepared and served in accordance with Moslem dietary laws and customs. Does not contain pork or pig by-products, gelatine, alcohol, flavouring extracts containing alcohol, or non-white fish meat from species without scales or fins.

Children’s meal (2–5 years) (CHML)

Soft and easy-to-chew meals. Easily identifiable foods. Healthy choices. Available in Business Class and Economy Class on intercontinental flights.

Fruit platter (FPLM)

Fresh seasonal fruit. Available in Business Class.

Vegetarian raw meal (RVML)

A combination of raw fruit and vegetables. Does not contain highly processed foods, additives or preservatives. Available in Business Class.

Seafood meal (SFML)

Fish or seafood prepared to local specifications. Available in Business Class.

Vegetarian vegan meal (VGML)

Does not contain products from animal sources, meat, meat products, fish, fowl, products containing lard, products containing gelatine, dairy products, eggs, or honey.

Vegetarian lacto-ovo meal (VLML)

Does not contain meat, meat products, fish, fowl, products containing lard or products containing gelatine. Not available on Finnair leisure flights (AY1000 series).

Other special meal (SPML)

A special meal created to meet a passenger’s preferences or medical requirements. Order must include specific details of ingredients to be included or avoided. Available in Business Class.


We cannot guarantee that the meals served do not include ingredients that may cause allergies or that the cabin does not contain the remnants of such allergens.

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