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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 #2475 on: June 17, 2020, 09:10:26 AM »
My travel agent website allowed me to select kosher meals, but on the United website it says no special meals are available.

What do I make of this?

Do I pack double or triple the amount of food I would normally eat?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2476 on: June 17, 2020, 09:16:10 AM »
You won't get KSML unless it's EWR-TLV or vv
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2477 on: June 17, 2020, 09:18:39 AM »
You won't get KSML unless it's EWR-TLV or vv

Oh well.
I will have to start packing...

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2478 on: June 17, 2020, 09:19:21 AM »
You won't get KSML unless it's EWR-TLV or vv

Why is this the case? Is it because of a lack of demand? Or are they simply not able to prepare them?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2479 on: June 17, 2020, 09:21:35 AM »
Because they can get away with it. Most (all?) airlines aren't offering special meals so they won't lose business over it.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2480 on: June 17, 2020, 09:27:48 AM »
Because they can get away with it. Most (all?) airlines aren't offering special meals so they won't lose business over it.

Airlines -1 Consumers -0

Another sorry tale of the "what can we get away with" attitude...


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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2481 on: June 17, 2020, 09:57:34 AM »
A real shame. When do you think theyll be coming back?
How hard is it/ is it possible to convince them to warm up your own meal if you have the right sized pan?
Does it make a difference what cabin your in?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2482 on: June 17, 2020, 10:00:48 AM »
BYOK was getting tough before COVID19.
Seems highly unlikely now
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2483 on: June 17, 2020, 12:50:08 PM »
Because they can get away with it. Most (all?) airlines aren't offering special meals so they won't lose business over it.

Can I safely assume TLV-EWR on UA (Business Class) will have normal KSML?

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« Reply #2484 on: June 17, 2020, 12:53:43 PM »
Which airlines have suspended KSMLs due to COVID?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2485 on: June 17, 2020, 12:57:45 PM »
Which airlines have suspended KSMLs due to COVID?

Perhaps none; haven't been on a plane for several months so I wanted to confirm.

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« Reply #2486 on: June 17, 2020, 01:01:24 PM »
Perhaps none; haven't been on a plane for several months so I wanted to confirm.
Asking in general.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2487 on: June 17, 2020, 01:16:17 PM »
Which airlines have suspended KSMLs due to COVID?
I booked tickets on UA and BA To London and the Airlines both said no KSML

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2488 on: June 17, 2020, 01:20:11 PM »
WH yahoyld covid affect KSML? It's already completely sealed.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2489 on: June 18, 2020, 10:31:48 AM »
WH yahoyld covid affect KSML? It's already completely sealed.
Because they can get away with it. Most (all?) airlines aren't offering special meals so they won't lose business over it.