How to order a special meal on Emirates

Emirates economy class cabin

Emirates allows passengers to pre-order a range of 13 special meals to accommodate different dietary needs and cultural preferences.

Here are some key details:

Special Meal Orders: Available for flights lasting more than two hours, it is recommended to make your selection at least 24 hours before departure. If you’re travelling with a child or infant, the airline’s system will automatically provide a special meal for them.

Baby Meals: Emirates provides Ella’s Kitchen organic baby meals. The crew can assist in warming bottles and may provide formulas and baby bottles on select flights.

Halal Meals: All food served on Emirates is Halal certified.

Special Meal Types

Emirates offers the following special meals:

  • Indian Vegetarian Meal
  • Non-Vegetarian Hindu Meal
  • Vegetarian Jain Meal
  • Kosher Meal
  • Bland Meal
  • Diabetic Meal
  • Gluten-Friendly Meal
  • Low Fat Meal
  • Low Salt Meal
  • Low-Lactose Meal
  • Vegan Meal
  • Child Meal
  • Baby Meal

How to order

Access Your Booking

Begin by visiting, click on ‘Manage Your Booking’ to enter your booking details.

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Enter Booking Information

Input your booking reference and last name to access your flight details.

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Navigate to Meal Selection

Once in your booking overview, look for the ‘Passenger Prefernces’ section to view the special meals available.

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Choose Your Meal

Tap on Dietary Requirements and tap on Change.

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5. Next to the passenger name tap on Change to add in your special meal

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Select your meal and tap on save.

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Confirm Your Selection

Review your choice and confirm your special meal request. Ensure to do this well in advance of your flight – typically at least 24 hours before departure.

If successful you should see a confirmation page. For any problems or assistance, contact Emirates directly.

Additional Tips

Wide Selection: Emirates’ special meals cover a broad spectrum of needs, from religious observances to medical diets, ensuring that all passengers can find a meal that suits them.

Quality Assurance: All meals are prepared with the highest quality standards in mind, ensuring a delicious and satisfying dining experience.

Last-Minute Changes: If your travel plans change, update your meal selection accordingly within the allowed time frame.


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