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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
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2780 on: July 28, 2022, 09:52:27 AM »
Crazy how Regal just runs the gamut.
Also crazy how much better Regal is for LY. Must be intentional.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2781 on: July 28, 2022, 10:24:08 AM »
Maybe (probably) depends on if they are fresh or frozen (and within Stogel's selection it could be "long life"...)

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2782 on: July 28, 2022, 11:39:44 AM »
Portions seem tiny, too.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2783 on: July 28, 2022, 01:25:56 PM »
Crazy how Regal just runs the gamut.
Also crazy how much better Regal is for LY. Must be intentional.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2784 on: July 28, 2022, 02:20:58 PM »
Crazy how Regal just runs the gamut.
Also crazy how much better Regal is for LY. Must be intentional.
100%
Though I'm sure they would deny it.
Middle man issues


Also note that VS only accepts orders 48 hours



Knowing the other end, middle man is the main cause of issues

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2785 on: July 28, 2022, 02:25:04 PM »
Middle man issues

Also note that VS only accepts orders 48 hours

Knowing the other end, middle man is the main cause of issues
Don't most airlines accept KSML orders only up to 48 before flight?

By middleman you mean LSG?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2786 on: July 28, 2022, 03:26:14 PM »
Don't most airlines accept KSML orders only up to 48 before flight?

By middleman you mean LSG?
Most airlines are 24

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2787 on: July 28, 2022, 03:27:58 PM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2788 on: July 29, 2022, 03:08:38 AM »
Write to UA?
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2789 on: July 29, 2022, 04:18:43 AM »
Middle man issues


Also note that VS only accepts orders 48 hours



Knowing the other end, middle man is the main cause of issues

Thatís because the meal is so good, it takes 48 hours to prepare such quality :)

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2790 on: July 29, 2022, 11:33:14 AM »
EWR-TLV LY in J I got short ribs and honestly was best main course ive had on a plane.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2791 on: July 30, 2022, 05:10:07 PM »
How do I request a kosher meal for a tlv-fco fco-bos Booked on delta, tlv-fco is operated by ITA. From JFK-tlv they forgot my meal despite Travel Agent requesting one and I cant figure out how to request one online.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2792 on: July 30, 2022, 05:13:46 PM »
EWR-TLV LY in J I got short ribs and honestly was best main course ive had on a plane.
Yup, I got the same on Swiss J EWR-ZRH.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2793 on: July 30, 2022, 09:37:29 PM »
How do I request a kosher meal for a tlv-fco fco-bos Booked on delta, tlv-fco is operated by ITA. From JFK-tlv they forgot my meal despite Travel Agent requesting one and I cant figure out how to request one online.
To request a kosher meal for an ITA operated flight you need to call ITA. Having this issue on a ticket I booked last week. Flight isn't for another few weeks so I have time to get it sorted but it's a pain.

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2794 on: July 31, 2022, 07:27:00 AM »
How do I request a kosher meal for a tlv-fco fco-bos Booked on delta, tlv-fco is operated by ITA. From JFK-tlv they forgot my meal despite Travel Agent requesting one and I cant figure out how to request one online.

Always call the airline/website of the airline operating your flight.    Travel agent requests are usually useless - they put it in their reservation system and many times doesnít go thru

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2795 on: July 31, 2022, 08:19:48 AM »


Travel agent requests are usually useless - they put it in their reservation system and many times doesnít go thru

Says who?

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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2796 on: July 31, 2022, 09:38:35 AM »
For a few airlines you can check here to see the remarks they see.
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2797 on: August 05, 2022, 06:02:54 PM »
 ;D where do they get this stuff from?


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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2798 on: August 06, 2022, 11:01:49 PM »
;D where do they get this stuff from?

Hopefully not a greedy vendor...
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Re: KSML (Kosher Airline Meals) Master Thread
« Reply #2799 on: August 06, 2022, 11:15:48 PM »
;D where do they get this stuff from?

Just like all the other flight attendant tips. Totally made up, like dressing nicely to get free upgrades to First Class.