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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 #1995 on: February 02, 2019, 11:55:33 PM »
Masbia both ways

Ex YYZ masbia (or hamasbia not sure exactly the name) MK Canada

Howís their quality in J class and does it defer at all from meal in economy?

Thanks!

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1996 on: February 03, 2019, 05:58:27 AM »


Howís their quality in J class and does it defer at all from meal in economy?

Thanks!
Here's my experience with that caterer.
Airline: LH
Class: J (European)
Route: TLV-FRA
Caterer: Hamasbia
Flight date: 01/06/19
Meal in pic: Dinner

All looked very unappetizing, tried just the chicken and rice and it was actually surprisingly good, but that may be because I was starving

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1997 on: February 03, 2019, 12:13:11 PM »
Here's my experience with that caterer.

Hamasbia ex tlv is same caterer as hamasbia ex yyz?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1998 on: February 03, 2019, 12:14:11 PM »
Hamasbia ex tlv is same caterer as hamasbia ex yyz?
No idea.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #1999 on: February 03, 2019, 12:15:31 PM »

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2000 on: February 06, 2019, 09:01:37 PM »
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היות וקייטרינג "זוהר" המספק מנות לחברת התעופה לופטאנזה, עובר למטבח חדש המשותף עם מטבחים נוספים, הנתונים לשליטת גורמים שונים אשר אינם עומדים ברמת הכשרות הדרושה, ואינני יכול ומסוגל לקחת אחריות על מצב זה.
על כן החלטתי להסיר מהיום והלאה את האחריות מכשרות הקייטרינג.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2001 on: February 06, 2019, 10:11:44 PM »


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היות וקייטרינג "זוהר" המספק מנות לחברת התעופה לופטאנזה, עובר למטבח חדש המשותף עם מטבחים נוספים, הנתונים לשליטת גורמים שונים אשר אינם עומדים ברמת הכשרות הדרושה, ואינני יכול ומסוגל לקחת אחריות על מצב זה.
על כן החלטתי להסיר מהיום והלאה את האחריות מכשרות הקייטרינג.

יידע הציבור ויזהר!

וכשם שמקבלים שכר על הדרישה כך מקבלים על הפרישה.

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Do you know if its just for the airline meals or for their restaurant as well?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2002 on: February 07, 2019, 07:45:58 AM »

Do you know if its just for the airline meals or for their restaurant as well?
No idea, but I could inquire.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2003 on: February 07, 2019, 09:23:26 AM »
Restaurant as well, although on that he probably canít  claim itís because theyíre using a mixed kitchen...
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2004 on: February 07, 2019, 09:35:15 AM »
Restaurant as well, although on that he probably canít  claim itís because theyíre using a mixed kitchen...
Thereís obviously more to the story. A little over a week ago the story was that they were trying to switch to Wolf from Amsterdam. After some back and forth, Wolf graciously backed out.

IMHO, getting a non-local Kashrus certificate, to replace a reliable local one, is a red flag BOTH FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AS WELL AS NON-LOCAL CERTIFYING AGENCY.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2005 on: February 07, 2019, 09:41:33 AM »
So were they first trying to change, or did the mashgiach drop them first?
The new Hashgacha is just as local as the old one.

There has yet to be a substantial comment about the current hashgacha other than the fact that itís a mixed kitchen
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2006 on: February 07, 2019, 12:46:54 PM »

There has yet to be a substantial comment about the current hashgacha other than the fact that itís a mixed kitchen

Other than the fact that it's a mixed kitchen?
As in "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?"

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2007 on: February 11, 2019, 03:20:59 AM »
Lufthansa serves this company even for J?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2008 on: February 11, 2019, 01:38:54 PM »
Lufthansa serves this company even for J?
Yup F too. (As well as FCT)

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2009 on: February 12, 2019, 10:04:02 PM »
Anyone ever have Emunah catering out of LAX?

It's the worst catering you can get! Firstly, it's not Glatt Kosher or OU so I didn't touch it. It had hechser from RCC, which is not kosher enough for me . It said fresh on the label, and next to it it said keep frozen so there that also :o

I searched google and found that Emuna Catering apparently they were shut down by the USDA for violations in the past. No thanks!