Airplane food. Yes. It does exist. We've pulled together our picks for some of the most delicious meals served on trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific flights.
Onboard a British Airways flight between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London's Heathrow Airport (LHR), passengers have an assortment of lunch options.
Beef stew, pasta, orzo, bread and more! An example of a warm and filling dinner onboard Air France. Depending on your flight’s departure time and duration, Air France offers an appropriate meal: breakfast, snack or dinner.
A well-balanced dinner onboard Virgin Atlantic’s cross-Atlantic flights.
A nice display of ANA’s (All Nippon Airways) London business-class Japanese meal.
Onboard a United Airways flight, lunch between San Francisco (SFO) and Hong Kong (HKG) is a delicious surf-and-turf meal consisting of sauteed prawns and crispy Dakota beef, organic short rib wontons with organic Thai barbecue sauce and sweet-and-sour cucumber relish.
Mmm … who doesn’t love a personal-size cheese pizza? Onboard an American Airlines trans-Atlantic flight, pizza is a crowd pleaser, especially for those smaller passengers.
A hearty snack onboard Turkish Airlines.
A well-balanced meal onboard a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight between Toronto and Amsterdam.
Where to dig in first? The entrée or the dessert? A filling meal onboard a Northwest Airlines flight between Amsterdam to Mumbai.
Shanghai Airlines offers a simple snack onboard a short 2-hour flight between Guilin, China, and Shanghai.
Another hearty meal on Trans-Atlantic, Trans-Pacific and South American flights courtesy Continental Airlines, which recently merged with United Airlines.
An example of Delta Airlines' complimentary meal service. Delta.com offers a detailed breakdown of when the airline serves a full meal. They offer complimentary meal service on most international flights 6 hours or more, and on select flights to Alaska and Hawaii.
Flying from Frankfurt, Germany, to Beijing on Lufthansa Airlines will get passengers a meal that includes chicken with noodles, potato salad, cake, a dinner roll and tea.
In our opinion, Singapore Airlines is the king and queen of airline cuisine -- catering to first- and business-class customers. Those traveling between Singapore and Japan, and Tokyo and Los Angeles, have the option of an authentic Japanese fine-dining experience.
This dinner plate onboard Avianca Airlines consists of grouper fillet in bechamel sauce, served with fried coriander, Creole potato, steamed broccoli and sauteed vegetables.
A vegan meal option onboard Korean Air.