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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 #420 on: January 22, 2017, 08:08:24 PM »
there are no lounges in fll, mia has standard fruits in centurion
In FLL there is United Club IINM.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #421 on: January 22, 2017, 08:47:04 PM »
In FLL there is United Club IINM.

And Delta.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #422 on: January 22, 2017, 09:57:55 PM »
I see that now. I should go into the ddf DROCSR hall of shame. upon arrival, I asked where I can find a lounge, to which an officer replied that FLL doesn't have the zoning rights to operate a lounge... ive been through the airport  dozens of times, never thought to ask or check again. (never have much time to spare anyhow, but still)
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #423 on: January 22, 2017, 10:11:00 PM »
I see that now. I should go into the ddf DROCSR hall of shame. upon arrival, I asked where I can find a lounge, to which an officer replied that FLL doesn't have the zoning rights to operate a lounge... ive been through the airport  dozens of times, never thought to ask or check again. (never have much time to spare anyhow, but still)
You don't use loungebuddy?
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #424 on: January 22, 2017, 11:44:10 PM »
You don't use loungebuddy?
not when in my most frequented airport in which I had an actual uniformed officer inform me of no lounge
eta: just checked loungebuddy. they don't have any listed lounges for FLL. I usually use sleepinginairports.net
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #425 on: January 23, 2017, 12:08:47 AM »
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.
Nice report. Much appreciated thank you.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #426 on: January 23, 2017, 06:46:12 AM »
not when in my most frequented airport in which I had an actual uniformed officer inform me of no lounge
eta: just checked loungebuddy. they don't have any listed lounges for FLL. I usually use sleepinginairports.net
Not sure which loungebuddy you're using, but the app has 2 listed.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #427 on: January 23, 2017, 11:55:41 PM »
Nice report. Much appreciated thank you.
I second that.
Thank you, Tzfas, for the detailed report.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #428 on: January 30, 2017, 12:22:37 PM »
Anyone know if there is kosher food in the priority pass lounge on Boston?

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #429 on: January 30, 2017, 12:31:58 PM »
Anyone know if there is kosher food in the priority pass lounge on Boston?

Thanks
IIRC zow had mentioned this before...
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #430 on: January 30, 2017, 01:16:59 PM »
Anyone know if there is kosher food in the priority pass lounge on Boston?

Thanks

They have kosher chips, bars and drinks.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #431 on: January 30, 2017, 03:04:33 PM »
They have kosher chips, bars and drinks.
Yes.  But there is more than one PP lounge now in BOS. TC (B6) has The Lounge and TE (most int'l) has Air France.
IIRC, the Air France lounge had a table sign saying kosher food available, but when I asked there really wasn't anything.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #432 on: January 30, 2017, 07:31:55 PM »
Just adding a bit to Tzfas's great report on the Art lounge at EWR.
Family and I were there last week.
1. They offered the remaining one meat meal they had (Chicken breast) and the one remaining fish meal they had, my sense is that they either have a few to give out at the beginning of the day and run out at the end or it has to do with Elal flights in that they try to have for the Elal passengers. They warmed up the sealed box for me which was terrific.
2. Most of the food that Tzfas mentioned is under Rabbi Teitz from Elizabeth NJ (as are the meals), the bread was Zomicks.
3. They have a whole drinks section including Sam Adams Boston Lager (I thought that was worth noting) which is under the Star-K. and seltzer Ginger ale coke and some others.
Worth noting as Dan had said one can order from Kosher places in Elizabeth since it is less than 6 miles from where the Restaurants are and is landside. (you will need to leave time for security).
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #433 on: January 30, 2017, 07:43:55 PM »
Yes.  But there is more than one PP lounge now in BOS. TC (B6) has The Lounge and TE (most int'l) has Air France.
IIRC, the Air France lounge had a table sign saying kosher food available, but when I asked there really wasn't anything.

Forgot about AF there, TC probably has more kosher.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #434 on: January 30, 2017, 09:37:17 PM »
Yes.  But there is more than one PP lounge now in BOS. TC (B6) has The Lounge and TE (most int'l) has Air France.
IIRC, the Air France lounge had a table sign saying kosher food available, but when I asked there really wasn't anything.

Was recently at both The Lounge in TC (only some kosher cookies), and Air France in Terminal E.  The Air France lounge had individually wrapped small tuna sandwiches and humus on rolls (??), and small individually wrapped muffins, all with MK (Montreal kosher hechsher) on a separate table- kosher food brought out about 4-5 hours before the 9 pm ElAl flight.