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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 #2010 on: February 16, 2019, 07:13:37 PM »
https://onemileatatime.com/american-airlines-kosher-breakfast/

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I donít know why thereís a need for a croissant, a danish, and cake with breakfast
He'll never understand  :)
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2012 on: February 16, 2019, 07:46:44 PM »
Of all people, the non-jew is the one who likes borenstein..  ::)

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2013 on: February 16, 2019, 07:52:19 PM »
Of all people, the non-jew is the one who likes borenstein..  ::)
Add me to that list.
I rate them pretty well.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2014 on: February 16, 2019, 09:37:23 PM »
Someone should tell him about BYOK. Or wait till the first time he gets a stogel meal

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2015 on: February 16, 2019, 10:41:47 PM »
I had the same exact meal this week, wasnt that bad, never had a chance to taste stogel yet

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2016 on: February 17, 2019, 09:08:05 AM »
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!
You've been on the forums for 9 years and this is your solitary post?
You don't eat in half the restaurants or bakeries in la?
RCC is definitely glatt.
Emunah is the caterer for a lot of corporate things. If you didn't eat it how could you say it's the worst catering you can get? I have no idea who they or you are, but you can't just bashmutz like that!

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2017 on: February 17, 2019, 10:48:42 AM »


You've been on the forums for 9 years and this is your solitary post?


7 days
I'm not who you think I am.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2018 on: February 17, 2019, 10:50:49 AM »
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!
Based on what research is the rcc not kosher enough for you?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2019 on: February 17, 2019, 10:51:53 AM »

7 days
Read it backwards ( it was still pre dawn, I'm excused). I think that's worse

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2020 on: February 17, 2019, 03:40:06 PM »
Emunah is the caterer for a lot of corporate things. If you didn't eat it how could you say it's the worst catering you can get? I have no idea who they or you are, but you can't just bashmutz like that!
My father just flew LH J ex LAX and was served Emunah. He told the stewardess that he preferred she had told him they forgot to load his kosher meal rather than serve him that.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2021 on: February 17, 2019, 03:41:07 PM »
Based on what research is the rcc not kosher enough for you?
They had some serious issues in the past. Might I remind you erev Pesach a few years back?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2022 on: February 17, 2019, 03:41:32 PM »
My father just flew LH J ex LAX and was served Emunah. He told the stewardess that he preferred she had told him they forgot to load his kosher meal rather than serve him that.
I always prefer that they forget the KSML. The compensation is always better than the KSML.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2023 on: February 17, 2019, 03:45:24 PM »
They had some serious issues in the past. Might I remind you erev Pesach a few years back?
Looking back at old posts on a WhatsApp kashrus group, it seems like RCC adheres to OU standards, however, they did have a few cases where Kashrus fraud was perpetrated under their watch.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2024 on: February 17, 2019, 03:47:08 PM »
I always prefer that they forget the KSML. The compensation is always better than the KSML.
Assuming you brought your own. Sometimes that isnt possible, in which case its terrible