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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: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #405 on: January 10, 2017, 01:33:49 PM »
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #406 on: January 10, 2017, 02:14:40 PM »
kal looks fancier online
So then why ask? Go to KAL
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #407 on: January 10, 2017, 02:19:16 PM »
Can I jump to lounges that are not in my terminal at JFK? I'm flying out of 5 but wanted to go to wingtips
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #408 on: January 10, 2017, 02:57:11 PM »
So then why ask? Go to KAL
personal experience usually trumps online pics, and that's beside for kosher food which I'm interested in as well.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #409 on: January 10, 2017, 03:20:13 PM »
went to the art loung in EWR. Was offered bag and lox. also some cut up fruit in a container with no hechsher.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #410 on: January 10, 2017, 03:37:33 PM »
I'm in airspace in JFK at the moment. Didn't know my bathroom closet could qualify as a lounge...thus place is terrible.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #411 on: January 10, 2017, 03:44:59 PM »
personal experience usually trumps online pics, and that's beside for kosher food which I'm interested in as well.

AF has more Kosher food than KAL?
In what way?

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #412 on: January 10, 2017, 03:47:23 PM »
AF has more Kosher food than KAL?
In what way?
no idea. I'm asking since id opt for more kosher food, but if both are same regarding food id go for nicer one
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #413 on: January 10, 2017, 03:52:12 PM »
no idea. I'm asking since id opt for more kosher food, but if both are same regarding food id go for nicer one
Kosher food trumps ambiance for me too.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #414 on: January 10, 2017, 05:39:17 PM »
Can I jump to lounges that are not in my terminal at JFK? I'm flying out of 5 but wanted to go to wingtips

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #415 on: January 18, 2017, 10:47:09 PM »
went to the art loung in EWR. Was offered bag and lox. also some cut up fruit in a container with no hechsher.
Thanks for posting.
So, can you clarify:  none of it had a hechsher, or the bagel and lox did have hechsherim (what were they?), but the cut-up fruit in a container did not?

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #416 on: January 22, 2017, 04:50:49 PM »
Well too bad I missed that. AC ML denied me entry, saying they are departures only. Bummer
Last time I went, not only did they let me in without seeing my boarding pass (just arrived), they also accepted my digital card even though they clearly state "digital card not accepted.". Seemed way out of protocol.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #417 on: January 22, 2017, 06:13:33 PM »
Anything kosher in any lounges in MIA/FLL
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #418 on: January 22, 2017, 06:41:00 PM »
I posted this in the lounge thread but since this is the thread regarding kosher food I'm posting the info here again.

I was just in EWR and went to the ART lounge, some points:
1) No need to show a boarding pass.
2)Not all food is kosher, they have a fridge full of kosher food, tuna eggs fruit bagels and cake all  are wrapped in plastic containers from Majestic catering in NJ under the supervision of Rabbi Teitz.
3) There are paper hot cups for coffee  and plastic cutlery for the food
4) if You want CY milk all you have to do is ask for it there was a nice few bottles of Goldenflow milk there.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #419 on: January 22, 2017, 07:49:27 PM »
Anything kosher in any lounges in MIA/FLL
there are no lounges in fll, mia has standard fruits in centurion
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