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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 #1300 on: July 31, 2017, 06:41:59 AM »
any other options in flatbush to buy travel meals besides pomegranate?
plenty what exactly are you looking for?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1301 on: July 31, 2017, 09:09:41 AM »
plenty what exactly are you looking for?
similar idea, prepackaged food that can easily be heated and tastes good

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1302 on: July 31, 2017, 02:01:37 PM »
So I guess you would need to go to the galley to watch them.
Yeah I guess that's the only way it could work.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1303 on: July 31, 2017, 02:45:00 PM »
what is the business class menu on united ewr to tlv?  tlv to bru (Brussles air)  and united bru to ewr.
what hashgacha is on flight from tlv to bru? what about bru to ewr?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1304 on: July 31, 2017, 03:32:48 PM »
similar idea, prepackaged food that can easily be heated and tastes good
I dont know why you wouldnt go with pom they are by far the best and most consistentt but if you want some more options here you go:

1) seuda caterers on kings highway but geared toward syrian food
2) Avi glatt butcher
3) I and D glatt butcher
4) chap a nosh
5) glatt mart
6) traditions (I know the one in 5 towns does and they have a location in BK as well so double check)

Im sure most restaurants and take out places will do it for you with proper notice as well, but again pom is the gold standard in brooklyn IMO

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1305 on: August 06, 2017, 11:42:30 AM »
Figured this is the best place to post this...
https://thepointsguy.com/2017/08/tips-challenges-kosher-travel/
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1307 on: August 07, 2017, 02:25:13 AM »
Flying UA 84 Seat 8A was pleasantly surprised by a very attentive and polite cabin crew, regal meals that were actually tasty (beef stew with rice, cheese blintzes with fruit) and the bed, mattress pad, blanket and pillows are a huge upgrade on the old supplies.

While I was on the 772, the huge improvement in soft product really made me appreciate the great even if outdated hard product.

Next time I hope to try the 773 and compare.


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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1308 on: August 15, 2017, 09:12:46 PM »
Sorry if this has been asked before, does UA transcon economy plus get KSML? united started serving meals in economy plus

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1310 on: August 21, 2017, 09:50:13 AM »
LX tlv-zrh was a fresh masbia meal, pretty decent (eggs were just passably edible)
Real dishes, fake silverware
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1311 on: August 21, 2017, 10:24:02 AM »
LX tlv-zrh was a fresh masbia meal, pretty decent (eggs were just passably edible)
Real dishes, fake silverware
Pretty similar to this, but I had real cutlery. Also my eggs had a mushroom sauce instead of the tomatoes which made all the difference.
LX TLV-ZRH
Breakfast from Masbia

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Schalom also under hechsher of R' A Y Schwartz
Was excellent.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1312 on: August 25, 2017, 11:08:58 AM »
Just had the "pleasure" of enjoying a Borenstein tuna sandwich on the DL JFk-SEA route in the back of the bus. I think it was tuna? Was it? Most the challah had nothing on it and the part that did had a funny colored slop that they said was tuna. The FA attendant actually said good luck as she gave it to us.

I am not the first and definitely not the last to complain about Borenstein but the balls they have to serve something like that to a human being is embarrassing. Would have preferred a Saran wrapped banana. If I remember, I will grab a pic on the return flight.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1313 on: August 25, 2017, 11:33:43 AM »
Just had the "pleasure" of enjoying a Borenstein tuna sandwich on the DL JFk-SEA route in the back of the bus. I think it was tuna? Was it? Most the challah had nothing on it and the part that did had a funny colored slop that they said was tuna. The FA attendant actually said good luck as she gave it to us.

I am not the first and definitely not the last to complain about Borenstein but the balls they have to serve something like that to a human being is embarrassing. Would have preferred a Saran wrapped banana. If I remember, I will grab a pic on the return flight.
Reminder: Borenstein is owned by ELAL. That should explain everything.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1314 on: August 27, 2017, 01:02:51 AM »
Reminder: Borenstein is owned by ELAL. That should explain everything.

I did JFK-LAX on Thursday. They served me a "breakfast" at 4 pm of a mini cinnamon danish and a Dole fruit up.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1315 on: September 11, 2017, 02:38:52 PM »
Just had the "pleasure" of enjoying a Borenstein tuna sandwich on the DL JFk-SEA route in the back of the bus. I think it was tuna? Was it? Most the challah had nothing on it and the part that did had a funny colored slop that they said was tuna. The FA attendant actually said good luck as she gave it to us.

I am not the first and definitely not the last to complain about Borenstein but the balls they have to serve something like that to a human being is embarrassing. Would have preferred a Saran wrapped banana. If I remember, I will grab a pic on the return flight.
Lol, better than this:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/gkrfoodies/permalink/734631120056201/?comment_id=734651076720872&notif_t=group_comment_follow&notif_id=1505155014854774
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1316 on: September 11, 2017, 04:21:03 PM »
Lol, better than this:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/gkrfoodies/permalink/734631120056201/?comment_id=734651076720872&notif_t=group_comment_follow&notif_id=1505155014854774

So I was on the same DL 1109 and had the same experience with the "fruit bag". My wife kids and I just looked at each other, shrugged, and went onto the sandwiches we made for ourselves before the flight.

Reading that thread just makes me want to slap people though....ugh...The throwing around of Anti-antisemitism is ridiculous. grow up people, I don't think the DL catering department is out to get us.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1317 on: September 11, 2017, 04:50:44 PM »
Lol, better than this:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/gkrfoodies/permalink/734631120056201/?comment_id=734651076720872&notif_t=group_comment_follow&notif_id=1505155014854774
Well, OP said he preferred a saran wrapped banana, so the apple in there would have just been a cherry on top! Either way, much better for your digestive system and jet-lag to eat that banana and apple than anything else they would have offered.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1318 on: September 14, 2017, 07:31:10 PM »
Anyone know what EY serves in F ex-AUH and if they'll order a KSML for the lounge?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1319 on: September 14, 2017, 07:32:36 PM »
Bad news...Thai Airways HND to BKK in F was stogel longlife...