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Roundup Of Routes Where Kosher Meals Are Served By North American Airlines - http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/89484

Here's a google docs where people could input their inflight kashrus experience :
http://kshr.us/KosherMeals 


AA KSML availability:

-Most domestic routes where meals are served (in J or F)
-Flights to Europe or Asia in all classes.
-Flights to Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Sao Paulo, Brazil in all classes.
-Flights to Asuncion, Paraguay in all classes.
-Flights to Buenos Aires, Argentina in all classes.
-Flights to Santiago, Chile in all classes.
-Flights to Montevideo, Uruguay in all classes.

UA KSML availability:

-EWR-SFO in J
-EWR-LAX in J
-BOS-SFO in J
-Flights between the US mainland or Guam and Hawaii in J or F.
-Flights to Europe or Asia in all classes.
-Flights to Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru in all classes.

Please Include:
Airline:
Class:
Route:
Caterer:
Hechsher:
Flight date:
Meal in pics:
Stogel-Hermolis Scale Score (1-10):

Stogel-Hermolis Scale:
1. Inedible, wouldn't feed to a dog. (Stogel [long-life])
2. Disgusting, would only eat if starving
3. Barely edible, would only eat if very hungry
4. Below average, but would eat if hungry (Stogel [fresh-frozen])
5. Average/typical KSML, would eat if hungry (Borenstein?)
6. Above average KSML (Borenstein?)
7. A good KSML, might even eat if not hungry.
8. A very good KSML
9. An excellent KSML, could pass for something served in a decent restaurant.
10. Top of the line KSML, would be happy eating this at a decent restaurant. (Hermolis)


AirlineRouteClassMeal
BALHR-JFKJDinner
BALHR-PRGJBreakfast
CM           TGU-PTY          J              Lunch
CM           PTY-JK          J              Dinner
CO           EWR-TLV          BF              Dinner
COEWR-TLVBFBreakfast
COHNL-EWRBFDinner
COHNL-EWRBFBreakfast
COIAH-HNLBFLunch
COIAH-HNLBFSnack
LHFRA-VCEJSnack
LXORD-ZRHFDinner
LXZRH-TLVYDinner
SNBRU-VCEJBreakfast
SNTLV-BRUJDinner
SNTLV-BRUJBreakfast
TPJFK-LISYDin/Break
TPLIS-JFKYDinner



United Airlines
USA-Australia routes (economy): Koshair, O-U, Hamotzi, CS.
USA-Sydney  (First): Regal - meat and chicken meals.
Australia-USA routes (economy): Lewis Continental, K-A, Hamotzi, CY.
LH EWR-FRA Y Regal Chicken
LH MUC-EWR Y Sohar Hot meat meal and cold sandwich
LH FRA-VIE C Sohar Cold Meal (fish)
OS VIE TLV C VIE Local Co (hechser Rabbi Schwartz) Hot
US TLV PHL C Hamasbia
UA(CO) EWR-TLV Y Regal Beef meal (2010)
SA JNB-CPT-JNB Y Hot Meal from Joburg Beth Din
MN(BA) JNB-VFA Meal from Joburg Beth Din
SQ JFK-FRA Suites very poor Borenstein meal, labeled business class, chicken, no real dishes, very little food.
EK SYD-AKL  F    Lewis, no hot meal.
NZ AKL-LAX  Y    Gray's deli, fish meal.
TK CPT-IST  J/Y    Norries Caterers - CPT Beth Din - Milk Snack (Sandwich & Muffin CPT-JNB leg) Meat Dinner, Milk breakfast
« Last edited by zow on May 22, 2019, 02:37:01 PM »

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1880 on: October 23, 2018, 06:55:58 AM »
What does LY serve in economy lite TLV-ZRH (afternoon flight)?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1881 on: October 31, 2018, 09:57:23 AM »
Anyone have info on what Austrian serves in J from Vienna?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1882 on: October 31, 2018, 10:34:08 AM »
I didnít expect complimentary meals in economy in Delta BOS-SFO, so I didnít even bother to reserve KSML.  But when they distributed regular-meal menus, I realized I better reserve KSML for my return 3 days later, pics of which are shown. Basically, a Borenstein tuna sandwich, which was edible.

Can someone explain what Mei Peiros means? I presume it is something added to the roll to make it mezonos. 

Also, how is someone supposed to ask their Rav a Shiloh when they are mid-flight?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1883 on: October 31, 2018, 10:40:54 AM »
Mei Peiros = fruit juice

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1884 on: October 31, 2018, 10:41:50 AM »
Mei peiros is fruit juice which make it mezonos. Sefardim will always wash. Others do how they please or if they are in a hurry they'll not wash.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1885 on: October 31, 2018, 10:42:44 AM »
I didnít expect complimentary meals in economy in Delta BOS-SFO, so I didnít even bother to reserve KSML.  But when they distributed regular-meal menus, I realized I better reserve KSML for my return 3 days later, pics of which are shown. Basically, a Borenstein tuna sandwich, which was edible.

Can someone explain what Mei Peiros means? I presume it is something added to the roll to make it mezonos. 

Also, how is someone supposed to ask their Rav a Shiloh when they are mid-flight?
The concept of mezonos rolls is a machlokes. Rav Schechter who is (one of) the posek(im) for OU kosher holds they are still hamotzei so the OU won't call them mezonos rolls.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1886 on: October 31, 2018, 10:43:07 AM »
Sorry, for those interested, here is the (non-kosher) menu from the DL Y flight above. Also a pic of the kosher element of the breakfast meal. 

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1887 on: October 31, 2018, 10:45:19 AM »
Thank you all for explaining mei peiros.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1888 on: November 28, 2018, 09:46:31 AM »
How's AA ex-JFK J KSML?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1889 on: November 28, 2018, 09:55:16 AM »
How's AA ex-JFK J KSML?
Borenstein, on china. I got breakfast on that route in F and my wife on J. It was a hot omlette and the normal cold sides (roll, butter, pastry, juice etc).

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1890 on: November 28, 2018, 09:59:52 AM »
Borenstein, on china. I got breakfast on that route in F and my wife on J. It was a hot omlette and the normal cold sides (roll, butter, pastry, juice etc).
You in F and your wife in J? How did that work out? LOL!

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1891 on: November 28, 2018, 10:07:44 AM »
You in F and your wife in J? How did that work out? LOL!
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1892 on: November 28, 2018, 10:11:42 AM »
Didn't answer the question
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1893 on: November 28, 2018, 10:15:48 AM »
Didn't answer the question
+1 lol
Switch with someone on J...or if you bring kid(s) the deal is F+kids or J ;)
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1894 on: November 28, 2018, 10:22:30 AM »
Didn't answer the question
My wife was happy with anything that wasn't Y.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1895 on: November 28, 2018, 12:50:29 PM »
Anyone have a report of ELAL premium economy(Stircly Kosher)? Is it better then economy?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1896 on: November 28, 2018, 07:50:41 PM »
Airline: DL (Delta Airlines)
Class: J
Route: JFK-ATL
Caterer: Borenstein
Flight date: 11-27-2018
Meal in pics: Snack (Dinner)

Delta generally provides meals only on flights 900+ miles in J. NYC-ATL is one the exception routes (along with NYC-ORD and some others).

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1897 on: December 04, 2018, 04:56:26 PM »
Airline: BA (British Airways)
Class: Premium Economy (World Traveller Plus)
Route: HND-LHR
Caterer: Unger's, Melbourne
Flight date: 11-27-2018
Meal in pics: Dinner (fish) and breakfast). Doesn't look much, but was pretty tasty and moist. Not bad at all, but seems exactly the same as regular economy. This is the first time I have been served meals from Unger outside of Australia.





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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1898 on: December 05, 2018, 01:03:39 AM »
Anyone have a report of ELAL premium economy(Stircly Kosher)? Is it better then economy?
Yes---its a Business meal

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1899 on: December 05, 2018, 09:03:06 PM »
Yes---its a Business meal

How is buisness on ELAL? As bad as economy never done J on LY