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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 #2085 on: February 28, 2019, 05:04:50 AM »
I flew with QR last week and received Hermolis on both flights, AMM - DOH and DOH - BKK. Very nice upgrade.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2086 on: February 28, 2019, 09:26:47 AM »
3 worst meals of my life on a plane from Asiana.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2087 on: February 28, 2019, 09:49:30 AM »
3 worst meals of my life on a plane from Asiana.
Route?
Where are their meals from?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2088 on: February 28, 2019, 01:25:01 PM »
Route?
Where are their meals from?

ICN-IST 3 meals all from Bangkok (Rabbi Kantor)

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2089 on: February 28, 2019, 01:34:55 PM »
ICN-IST 3 meals all from Bangkok (Rabbi Kantor)
Gross. Write to them and tell them to get Hermolis like KE manages to get ex-ICN.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2091 on: February 28, 2019, 02:23:59 PM »
Gross. Write to them and tell them to get Hermolis like KE manages to get ex-ICN.

The old saying would have been that it must be kosher. When something was very good we used to say it seems to good to be kosher.  ;D
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2092 on: February 28, 2019, 02:28:33 PM »
Gross. Write to them and tell them to get Hermolis like KE manages to get ex-ICN.
When I flew ICN-JFK on Asiana, they served Stogel cat food but that was like 5-6 years ago.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2093 on: February 28, 2019, 02:41:02 PM »
The old saying would have been that it must be kosher. When something was very good we used to say it seems to good to be kosher.  ;D
We still say it ;)
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2094 on: February 28, 2019, 03:17:22 PM »
Hermolies is under Kedasia in London which is an excellent Hechsher.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2095 on: February 28, 2019, 03:25:11 PM »
Hermolies is under Kedasia in London which is an excellent Hechsher.
I know that.

Which is why I was mostly commenting on the food that's under Rabbi Kantor (whom I happen to know personally), saying that it must be kosher based on how gross it is. On that note, Stogel must also be extra kosher!
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2096 on: February 28, 2019, 04:20:35 PM »
Gross. Write to them and tell them to get Hermolis like KE manages to get ex-ICN.

Who do I write to?

I don't get why if Rabbi Kantor is supplying the food can't it be more diversified.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2097 on: February 28, 2019, 04:57:14 PM »
Who do I write to?

I don't get why if Rabbi Kantor is supplying the food can't it be more diversified.
Asiana.
Tell them the food isn't fit for dogs to eat and that you'll fly KE next time as they have delicious KSMLs sourced from London's Hermolis.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2098 on: February 28, 2019, 04:57:31 PM »
I know that.

Which is why I was mostly commenting on the food that's under Rabbi Kantor (whom I happen to know personally), saying that it must be kosher based on how gross it is. On that note, Stogel must also be extra kosher!
Ask him why he can't make edible KSMLs?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2099 on: February 28, 2019, 07:55:58 PM »
Ask him why he can't make edible KSMLs?

Does he make it, or is it an ELAL kitchen under his supervision? In any event, next time I see him in NY (or in Kfar Chabad) I will ask him.

Is this where it comes from: https://www.vosizneias.com/20358/2008/09/15/thailand-bangkok-based-rabbi-helps-local-airline-caterer-to-be-kosher-in-the-sky/
« Last Edit: February 28, 2019, 08:00:51 PM by ExGingi »
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