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Lounges with KSML (specific lounges and travel class allowed varies):

BCN - SALA VIP COLOMER T1 had kosher meals on request (salami sandwiches, pasta salad, cake) with local Hechsher.
BOS - Air France Lounge (used by LY) has sandwiches.
CDG - King David Lounge.
CPT - Bidvest Lounge - Kosher cheeses, crackers, crisps and nuts (check for BD Hechsher)  Iced Coffee Kosher if they are using Chilla
EWR - Arts and Lounge - a PP lounge in T2. Reportedly only for ElAl passengers, enforced as of 11/3/2019 but YMMV.
EWR - United Polaris Lounge. Kosher wine. Kosher food from Teaneck with advance notice.
FRA - KSML available (from Sohar) with pre-request to Lufthansa. And here. Email doco.frankfurt@doco.com or tlvgpmiles@dlh.de to request.
HKG - Cathay Pacific Lounges (Hermolis). Call to request at "The wing +852-2747-7972," "The Pier +852-2747-3939".
JFK - American Flagship Lounge usually has 2-4 options.
JFK - British Airways - some reports of being able to preorder KSML. Lounge is located in terminal 7.
JFK - Delta SkyClub (Borenstein). Lounge is located in terminal 4.
JFK - King David Lounge. Lounge is located in terminal 4.
JFK - Virgin Atlantic ClubHouse (FresKo). Lounge is located in terminal 4.
JNB - Bidvest Lounge - Kosher cheeses, crackers, nuts and ice-coffee chilla.  Aspire (International terminal) - sandwiches and cakes during El Al flight times.
LAX - Los Angeles International Lounge. Kosher sandwiches and snacks.
LHR - British Airways - see details below for BA lounges.
LHR - Cathay Pacific frozen meals (maybe?).
LHR - King David Lounge
LHR - Virgin Atlantic ClubHouse, Hermolis meals and kosher wine
MAD - T4S Neptuno had kosher meals on request (salami sandwiches, pasta salad, cake) with local Hechsher.
MIA - AA Flagship Dining
MUC - KSML available (from Sohar) with pre-request to Lufthansa.
SIN - Singapore Airlines Private Room (Hermolis). KSML is available here only if requested 4 hours in advance per the waiter.
SYD - Qantas First Lounge - available on advance request (Lewis KSML).
TLV - Dan Lounges.
TLV - King David Business Lounge.
TLV - King David First Lounge.
TLV - Schmoozy Bar - a PP lounge / bar.
YYZ - KLM Lounge (terminal 3). Gradzinski Sandwiches are available before LY flights on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. And in Air Canada Signature lounge (terminal 1) hot kosher meals from Toronto Kosher are available but they need about half an hour to heat them up.

EWR, LGA, FLL (and most??) United Lounges= In the morning the bagels and muffins NO MORE Sara Lee  The yogurts are OU D kosher. But in the afternoon you are very limited. They usually have Milano cookies but the bar. If you bring your own bagel you can ask for cream cheese from the cooler.

Excellent Chinese you can have delivered free to EWR from New Kosher Special, 163 Elmora Ave, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202, (908) 353-1818,  with $40 min. purchase. Download the "Beyond Menu" app to order with a credit card.

Delivery available from Wok Tov (516) 295-3843 and Sushi Tokyo (516) 882-2244 to JFK.

LHR - BA Lounges - Kosher food is available at BA's lounges as follows:
T5/T3 Galleries Club: Bagel/panini and/or soup.
T5/T3 Galleries First: Main course, usually a choice of salmon, chicken stir fry or meat balls (sometimes changed to spaghetti bolognaise).
T5 Concorde Room (CCR): Same as First, but they will also bring soup from the Club lounge if asked, and can also do a plate of plain smoked salmon (with a slice of lemon) on request. Just make sure you stress that you ONLY want the smoked salmon, otherwise they will bring cooked cherry tomatoes or other stuff with it. They will also mix cocktails using Grey Goose vodka instead of the non-kosher Ciroc (Bloody Mary and Cosmopolitan) if asked. The staff in the CCR are very helpful.
Galleries First and the CCR also have a kosher breakfast option: omelette or 'frittata' with stuff which is supposed to make it look like a "full English Breakfast" - meaning it has a couple of rather poor Tivall sausages included. But the rest of the stuff is OK.
The arrivals lounge only carries the kosher breakfast.
Plain salted Kettle chips are kosher. If you want any for the flight ask at the lounge as they only carry two non-kosher flavored version on the aircraft. Also, in the CCR you need to ask at the bar for them in the packet otherwise they will (helpfully) open the bag into a pretty china bowl for you.

To get a kosher meal in the Galleries lounges you need to get one of the servers and ask them to check what kosher meals are available. In the Concorde Room (CCR) you go to the dining area reception desk and ask there, or you can ask at the bar, or indeed ask any of the staff who tend to float around. If you want soup in the CCR they may well tell you that they don't have kosher soups - they are not 100% wrong there because they don't store any of the kosher soup in their kitchen (which is shared with Galleries First). However, if you ask them to check with their supervisor whether they can bring it for you from the Galleries Club lounge they will always manage to arrange it.

Airports With Kosher Food List - https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=47400.0
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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #100 on: March 26, 2014, 05:26:33 PM »
Can you please explain the difference?

I don't want to derail this thread but it's sad that we've evolved into thinking something is only kosher if it's stamped by a profit-generating mega business.


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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #101 on: March 26, 2014, 05:26:53 PM »
I'm going through a couple of AA Admiral lounges in lga and jfk in the next couple of days. I heard I can pre-order kosher food. Is that true?

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #102 on: March 26, 2014, 05:37:04 PM »
United-Denver had a bunch of packaged (pretzels, cookies etc.) and raw (fruit, carrot sticks etc.) foods.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #104 on: March 26, 2014, 06:07:09 PM »
I don't want to derail this thread but it's sad that we've evolved into thinking something is only kosher if it's stamped by a profit-generating mega business.
I simply asked what the difference was. I wasn't sure what you meant.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #105 on: March 26, 2014, 06:07:44 PM »
I'm going through a couple of AA Admiral lounges in lga and jfk in the next couple of days. I heard I can pre-order kosher food. Is that true?

If it is, please report back here.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #106 on: March 26, 2014, 06:09:05 PM »
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10590.0

Hmm, maybe someone could merge the threads?
Also, the point is a write a detailed Wiki.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #107 on: March 26, 2014, 06:12:27 PM »

Hmm, maybe someone could merge the threads?
Also, the point is a write a detailed Wiki.

All right. It seems that you want a wiki. So go ahead and make one. We will all thank you.
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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #108 on: March 26, 2014, 06:40:38 PM »
All right. It seems that you want a wiki. So go ahead and make one. We will all thank you.

That was kind of rude.
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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #109 on: March 26, 2014, 06:45:17 PM »
Suggestion is to start with the bit from other thread, and people could add and edit.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #110 on: March 26, 2014, 07:50:26 PM »
Can you please explain the difference?

I can't speak for him, but maybe the bagels and muffins in United lounge (Sara Lee) vs packaged sealed food bearing a hashgacha.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #111 on: March 26, 2014, 07:54:32 PM »
I can't speak for him, but maybe the bagels and muffins in United lounge (Sara Lee) vs packaged sealed food bearing a hashgacha.
This can be a valuable thread. Might not be a lounge, but I found out the free SW hot cocoa on board is Nestle. Plan to ask to see the packaging on my next flight to make sure it's the Kosher one.

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Re: Lounges That Provide Complimentary Kosher Food
« Reply #112 on: March 27, 2014, 09:55:02 AM »
I think there is a thread for this somewhere. But if not to start the Art Lounge at EWR, used by elal.


Can you give specific examples of food and Hechsheirim?
Thanks.
Lounge Club just added it.

Art & Lounge New York Newark Liberty Int'l (EWR), U.S.A.

We're pleased to announce the addition of the Art & Lounge at New York Newark Liberty International to our global network
.

Located on the Gate Level of Concourse B, the spacious lounge has seating for 90 guests on modern couches and chairs in various seating arrangements.

Additionally, guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, and Hebrew and English language newspapers and magazines
.



https://www.loungeclub.com/en/our-lounges/lounge-detail/EWR7
Airlines sending me "We're in this together" emails.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #113 on: March 27, 2014, 12:12:38 PM »
Lounge Club just added it.

Art & Lounge New York Newark Liberty Int'l (EWR), U.S.A.

We're pleased to announce the addition of the Art & Lounge at New York Newark Liberty International to our global network
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Located on the Gate Level of Concourse B, the spacious lounge has seating for 90 guests on modern couches and chairs in various seating arrangements.

Additionally, guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, and Hebrew and English language newspapers and magazines
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https://www.loungeclub.com/en/our-lounges/lounge-detail/EWR7

Bit of old news

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #114 on: March 27, 2014, 01:24:56 PM »
Bit of old news

You don't say what's old but Lounge Club sent out this email this morning.


We're pleased to announce the addition of the Art & Lounge at New York Newark Liberty International to our global network.
Airlines sending me "We're in this together" emails.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #115 on: March 27, 2014, 01:36:10 PM »
You don't say what's old but Lounge Club sent out this email this morning.


We're pleased to announce the addition of the Art & Lounge at New York Newark Liberty International to our global network.

Dan wrote about this on DDMS.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #116 on: March 27, 2014, 02:40:06 PM »
Kosher food at Art & Lounge is always there or you need to order in advance?

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #117 on: March 27, 2014, 04:33:38 PM »
You don't say what's old but Lounge Club sent out this email this morning.


We're pleased to announce the addition of the Art & Lounge at New York Newark Liberty International to our global network.


Interesting, I got it 10 days ago

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #118 on: March 27, 2014, 04:58:29 PM »
Kosher food at Art & Lounge is always there or you need to order in advance?

Saw this posted online: "In addition to Kosher refreshments, a freshly prepared dairy buffet selection of fruits, a vegetable salad bar, cheese, breads, as well as sweet and salty baked goods are available. There’s also a “health corner” featuring granola, dried fruit, yogurt, dates and honey."

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #119 on: March 30, 2014, 04:57:54 PM »
Any body familiar with the star alliance lounge in JFK ? is it good? are there any kosher snacks? Thanks.