How to order a special meal on Cathay Pacific

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Cathay Pacific caters to diverse dietary needs with 21 special meals that you can order at least 24 hours before your flight. Whether you’re flying short or long-haul, special meals are available on all Cathay Pacific flights.

Quick tip: Flights to and from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Middle East already serve Halal-certified meals, there is no need to pre-order a Halal meal for these routes.

To ensure your preferred meal is secured, it’s advisable to book it as early as possible.

Special Meal Types

Cathay Pacific offers the following special meals:

  • Baby
  • Bland
  • Child
  • Diabetic
  • Fruit Platter
  • Gluten Intolerant
  • Hindu
  • Kosher
  • Low-Calorie
  • Low Fat/Low Cholesterol
  • Low Lactose
  • Low Salt
  • Moslem
  • Liquid
  • No-Beef
  • Vegetarian Hindu/Indian
  • Vegetarian Jain
  • Vegetarian Lacto-Ovo
  • Vegetarian Oriental
  • Vegetarian Raw
  • Vegetarian Vegan

How to order

1. Head to, Tap on “Manage Booking”, If you are not a member of their frequent flyer program, tap on ‘Find booking as a guest’ (towards the right of the screen)

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2. Enter your Family Name, Given Name and Booking Reference.

3. If successful, you will see the Manage Booking page. Tap on ‘Discover Meal Options’.

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4. On the meal request page, tap on the ‘Special Meal’ button.

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5. This will display all the available inflight meals, tap on your selection and then tap on ‘request’. If you wish this meal to apply to all flights with the airline ensure you tap on Save my preferences for all flights operated by Cathay Pacific.

Your meal is now ordered.

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If successful you should see a confirmation page. For any problems or assistance, contact Cathay directly their details can be found here.


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