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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)
2. Disgusting, would only eat if starving
3. Barely edible, would only eat if very hungry
4. Below average, but would eat if hungry
5. Average/typical KSML, would eat if hungry (Borenstein?)
6. Above average KSML
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 March 28, 2019, 02:38:02 PM »

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1980 on: January 23, 2019, 08:24:35 AM »
Sorry if this has already been posted, but had trouble finding...

Any info on AIr Canada ex yyz to Tlv and ex Tlv to yyz in J ?

Thanks
Masbia both ways

Ex YYZ masbia (or hamasbia not sure exactly the name) MK Canada


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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1981 on: January 23, 2019, 09:45:34 AM »
Airline: LY
Class: Premium Economy (W) to Business (P)YYZ-TLV (I assume it was a W meal although I got upgraded to P see here...https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=51530.msg2046122#msg2046122
Caterer: MK Kosher
Flight date: 01/15/19
Meal in pics: Dinner

Pic 4 D by aaron Schick

Pic 2 by aaron Schick

The Main was edible some sort of chicken dish.... I don't like tuna so I didn't try the tuna but it looked palatable... Fruit was good as was the garden salad. Again not sure if it was a business class meal or not.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1982 on: January 23, 2019, 09:52:39 AM »
Airline: LY
Class: Premium Economy (W) to Business (P) YYZ-TLV (I assume it was a W meal although I got upgraded to P see here...https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=51530.msg2046122#msg2046122
Caterer: MK Kosher
Flight date: 01/15/19
Meal in pics: Breakfast
 
The Breakfast was better then dinner bagel was good eggs were ok and the cheese was good (Small Container) fruit wasn't as good as dinner.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1983 on: January 23, 2019, 09:55:25 AM »
Definitely what the OU wants you to think. Kashrus marketing.

Indeed. Though they do have some very good things about them, and are quite transparent, which is a huge plus.

Would reading the letter below (which AFAIK has not been rectified) still make one think that OU is "the best kashrus around"?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1984 on: January 23, 2019, 11:22:16 AM »
Airline: LY
Class: Premium Economy (W) to Business (P)YYZ-TLV (I assume it was a W meal although I got upgraded to P see here...https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=51530.msg2046122#msg2046122
Caterer: MK Kosher
Flight date: 01/15/19
Meal in pics: Dinner

Pic 4 D by aaron Schick

Pic 2 by aaron Schick

The Main was edible some sort of chicken dish.... I don't like tuna so I didn't try the tuna but it looked palatable... Fruit was good as was the garden salad. Again not sure if it was a business class meal or not.
Airline: LY
Class: Premium Economy (W) to Business (P) YYZ-TLV (I assume it was a W meal although I got upgraded to P see here...https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=51530.msg2046122#msg2046122
Caterer: MK Kosher
Flight date: 01/15/19
Meal in pics: Breakfast
 
The Breakfast was better then dinner bagel was good eggs were ok and the cheese was good (Small Container) fruit wasn't as good as dinner.
P is premium

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1985 on: January 23, 2019, 01:21:32 PM »
Was just trying to figure out, cuz I have some more flights booked with them.
Donít we all?! Except most of them are MAD-SDR....

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1986 on: January 23, 2019, 01:22:55 PM »
Donít we all?! Except most of them are MAD-SDR....
Lol. I meant some I'm flying, and yes they are directly related to those flights.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1987 on: January 23, 2019, 01:25:28 PM »
Lol. I meant some I'm flying, and yes they are directly related to those flights.
I was teasing. I actually have TLV-MAD-BOS booked in J for two days after Pesach. A little worried we will get stuck with a KLP KSML thatís not even really kosher!

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1988 on: January 23, 2019, 01:35:23 PM »
Airline: IB
Class: J
Route: MAD-TLV
Caterer: Rustichelli
Flight date: 01/10/19
Meal in pic:Dinner
How long was your layover? I have a 6 hour layover with IB coming up, was wondering if enough time to leave airport and do something (jewish) or just stick around in the lounge.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1989 on: January 23, 2019, 02:05:35 PM »
How long was your layover? I have a 6 hour layover with IB coming up, was wondering if enough time to leave airport and do something (jewish) or just stick around in the lounge.
I had a long layover (don't recall the exact length, but over 6 hours), but since I flew with the flu () I just slept and showered in the lounge.
But I have a friend with a 5 hour stop this week and would like to go around there, not sure if Jewish stuff is on his agenda tho....
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1990 on: January 25, 2019, 02:59:48 PM »
No meal Ex-TLV
Ex-TLV in J is Hamasbia. Ex-WAW is Stogel  :-[
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1991 on: January 27, 2019, 03:02:59 AM »
Airline: LY
Class: Premium Economy (P)
Route: TLV-YYZ
Caterer: Hamasbia
Flight Date: 01-27-19
Meal in pics: Dinner

Was pretty much inedible the beets leaked everywhere in the main... The dessert was good though.... They gave these jars with the meal 1 seemed expired though not sure of the MMDD format on this.... Anyone know?







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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1992 on: February 01, 2019, 07:44:50 AM »
I was on Aeroflot TLV-SVO (Y), and the kosher meal was unwrapped before being heated. The service was very nice, so it's probably because they were not trained.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1993 on: February 01, 2019, 07:50:29 AM »


They gave these jars with the meal 1 seemed expired though not sure of the MMDD format on this.... Anyone know?


If that's Hebrew on that, Israel writes dd/mm/yyyy
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1994 on: February 01, 2019, 08:51:33 AM »

If that's Hebrew on that, Israel writes dd/mm/yyyy

More likely it's the manufacturing date dd/mm/yy.