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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 »

Author Topic: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread  (Read 208642 times)

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2325 on: July 12, 2019, 02:15:48 PM »
Airline: BA
Class: F
Route: LHR-JFK
Caterer: Hermolis
Flight date: July 10, 2019
Meal in pics: Canapes (olives, nuts, mushroom/onion quiche), salmon sashimi, rib eye with potatoes in red pepper sauce, chocolate brownie, finger sandwiches (corned beef, chicken salad, brisket).
Stogel-Hermolis Scale Score (1-10): 9. Steak was a little undercooked and not hot enough, sandwiches were a little soggy and meat not that fresh. Otherwise everything else delicious and excellent.

Pics here: https://imgur.com/a/riqFKmj

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2326 on: July 12, 2019, 03:29:59 PM »
Airline: BA
Class: F
Route: LHR-JFK
Caterer: Hermolis
Flight date: July 10, 2019
Meal in pics: Canapes (olives, nuts, mushroom/onion quiche), salmon sashimi, rib eye with potatoes in red pepper sauce, chocolate brownie, finger sandwiches (corned beef, chicken salad, brisket).
Stogel-Hermolis Scale Score (1-10): 9. Steak was a little undercooked and not hot enough, sandwiches were a little soggy and meat not that fresh. Otherwise everything else delicious and excellent.

Pics here: https://imgur.com/a/riqFKmj
Looks terrific.  Photos and comments support the score of 9. Thanks for sharing. 

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2327 on: July 23, 2019, 10:07:54 AM »
I'm flying JAL NRT-MEL J.  Does anyone know what meals we will be getting?  We fly a lot (and LOVED QF from MEL-HND) and the kids are picky.  Better to take meals from home (in Tokyo) or brave the food?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2328 on: July 23, 2019, 10:17:34 AM »
I'm flying JAL NRT-MEL J.  Does anyone know what meals we will be getting?  We fly a lot (and LOVED QF from MEL-HND) and the kids are picky.  Better to take meals from home (in Tokyo) or brave the food?

You should expect Stogel frozen. I'd bring along from home.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2329 on: July 23, 2019, 10:21:49 AM »
NRT depends on the ground handling company
ANA HND-SYD J served food food from Ungers in MEL
Qantas-HND SYD served me a Stogels Long Life box (not the frozen that I got on TK from SIN) which even the crew were shocked at the contents


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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2330 on: July 23, 2019, 10:58:20 AM »
We had Hermolis on ANA F
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2331 on: July 23, 2019, 11:02:00 AM »
NRT depends on the ground handling company
ANA HND-SYD J served food food from Ungers in MEL
Qantas-HND SYD served me a Stogels Long Life box (not the frozen that I got on TK from SIN) which even the crew were shocked at the contents
Qantas was just 3 weeks ago
ANA was in April

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2332 on: July 23, 2019, 11:35:46 AM »
We had Hermolis on ANA F
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2333 on: July 23, 2019, 06:17:26 PM »
Anyone know about KSMLs On easyjet LON-TLV? Only info I found on google was from 10 years ago. Wondering if anyone has more updated info. Thanks

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2334 on: July 24, 2019, 08:28:11 PM »
NRT depends on the ground handling company
ANA HND-SYD J served food food from Ungers in MEL
Qantas-HND SYD served me a Stogels Long Life box (not the frozen that I got on TK from SIN) which even the crew were shocked at the contents

Thank y'all for the help.  I split the difference.  ;) The adults braving the KSML (and bringing back up food) and the kids getting the FPML (with a homemade sandwich) NRT-MEL and then all getting the hopefully yummy Unger meals from MEL-NRT.  I pray we don't get those Long Life boxes - worst food ever.....

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2335 on: July 24, 2019, 10:24:36 PM »
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2336 on: July 25, 2019, 08:22:53 AM »
Airline: BA
Class: F
Route: LHR-JFK
Caterer: Hermolis
Flight date: July 10, 2019
Meal in pics: Canapes (olives, nuts, mushroom/onion quiche), salmon sashimi, rib eye with potatoes in red pepper sauce, chocolate brownie, finger sandwiches (corned beef, chicken salad, brisket).
Stogel-Hermolis Scale Score (1-10): 9. Steak was a little undercooked and not hot enough, sandwiches were a little soggy and meat not that fresh. Otherwise everything else delicious and excellent.

Pics here: https://imgur.com/a/riqFKmj
All of that comes sealed and plated like that?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2337 on: July 26, 2019, 02:51:58 AM »
Airline and class: SQ J, CX-The Pier, CX F
Route: SIN-SGN, HKG-JFK
Caterer: Hermolis
Flight date: July 21-25, 2019
Meal in pics: Lunch/Dinner
ZSH rating: 6-8.5
Meals included a main of either lamb (2) or fish(1).
The salmons were way too Smokey and barely edible, and the lamb was far too "tomato suacee", and I don't like Tilapia.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2338 on: July 26, 2019, 08:19:26 AM »
All of that comes sealed and plated like that?

Almost. The main course is in foil containers and a sealed plate provided which can be put in their oven to be hot. Yuyo can either plate it yourself by tipping out the foil containers onto the plate (probably preferable kashrus-wise) or get them to plate it for you (reminding them that they must only use the utensils from the kosher pack, of which there are ample).

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2339 on: July 26, 2019, 08:42:31 AM »
Almost. The main course is in foil containers and a sealed plate provided which can be put in their oven to be hot. Yuyo can either plate it yourself by tipping out the foil containers onto the plate (probably preferable kashrus-wise) or get them to plate it for you (reminding them that they must only use the utensils from the kosher pack, of which there are ample).
Can't ask them to plate it in front of you?