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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 #2235 on: May 22, 2019, 03:47:56 PM »
TK?!?
Can't remember the last time I got through more than just a few bites. (J meal ex-IST) flown it many times.
I didn't like it either.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2236 on: May 22, 2019, 03:56:04 PM »
I find them very good. Not Hermolis level but usually very tasty and often with a fresh simple salad.
To be clear - talking about J class here (for Hamasbia ex YYZ). And  I would call it an 8. But at the end of the day this is subjective and always changing.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2237 on: May 22, 2019, 04:12:19 PM »
TK?!?
Can't remember the last time I got through more than just a few bites. (J meal ex-IST) flown it many times.
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I can believe I'm the only one who thinks Borenstein is solid, I've had many Borenstein meals and aside form Hermolis they are probably all the best I've ever had.

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Bornstein is NEVER fresh. Always previously frozen. TK serves fresh (as in fresh crunchy vegetables) KSML. Some of their meals are better than others, but I would take them over Borenstein in a heartbeat (I mostly don't like sweet dishes).
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2238 on: May 22, 2019, 04:15:46 PM »
So should we update the scale to indicate the following?
1=Stogel (Long-life)
4=Stogel (fresh)
ftfy

I don't mean to sound like @chevron, but "long-life" is what you might get if all you were served on your trips is Stogel shelf-stable meals, rather than what you get on your trips to NYC. And you wouldn't need an elliptical, as you wouldn't be over-eating. Remember, it's not so much what you eat, but how much and how you eat.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2239 on: May 22, 2019, 04:18:51 PM »
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I don't mean to sound like @chevron, but "long-life" is what you might get if all you were served on your trips is Stogel shelf-stable meals, rather than what you get on your trips to NYC. And you wouldn't need an elliptical, as you wouldn't be over-eating. Remember, it's not so much what you eat, but how much and how you eat.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2240 on: May 22, 2019, 04:19:34 PM »
Bornstein is NEVER fresh. Always previously frozen. TK serves fresh (as in fresh crunchy vegetables) KSML. Some of their meals are better than others, but I would take them over Borenstein in a heartbeat (I mostly don't like sweet dishes).
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2241 on: May 22, 2019, 04:20:39 PM »
To be clear - talking about J class here (for Hamasbia ex YYZ). And  I would call it an 8. But at the end of the day this is subjective and always changing.
Stogel is a 5 based on that?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2242 on: May 23, 2019, 10:59:46 AM »
flying PEK-JFK in F what can I expect?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2243 on: May 23, 2019, 04:54:22 PM »
flying PEK-JFK in F what can I expect?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2244 on: May 23, 2019, 05:20:49 PM »
There is only 1 airline that flies that, CA.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2245 on: May 23, 2019, 06:50:12 PM »
flying PEK-JFK in F what can I expect?
I had hermolis on CA from PEK

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2246 on: May 26, 2019, 01:04:55 AM »
I had hermolis on CA from PEK

Issue is there's nowhere to select a kosher meal after I got ticketed. Tried site, calling, any ideas

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2247 on: May 26, 2019, 01:14:16 AM »
Issue is there's nowhere to select a kosher meal after I got ticketed. Tried site, calling, any ideas
I called and requested. Was quite easy.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2248 on: May 26, 2019, 08:57:44 AM »
I called and requested. Was quite easy.

I was on hold for an hour before hanging up

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2249 on: May 28, 2019, 02:26:30 PM »
Have a mint flight on JetBlue, lax-bos. Tried to request ksml, was told that canít pre-order it just ask onboard. Is that true? Do they stock ksml for every mint flight?