Japan Airlines

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Japan airline meals are included in your ticket price. The airline has collaborated with a range of brands over the years, including Yoshina, Mos Burger, Dean & DeLuca and KFC. Economy class passengers will enjoy Western and Japanese inflight meal options.

Japan Airlines has collaborated with many chefs, to create a range of meals for economy class passengers depending on where you are flying to and from.  On short-haul flights there usually isn’t a meal choice, while medium haul and long haul flights will offer two meal choices.

Most economy class meal trays will have three side dishes of salads, noodles and vegetables. Dessert is typically served after your main meal. You’ll also find a range of soup on your inflight beverage menu.

Consommé or Miso soup options are offered on most flights and the galleys on long-haul services to Europe and the USA (ex Hawaii) offer the Sky Oasis snack bar offering.


Beer, Wine, Whisky, Japanese Sake, Gin, Vodka, Brandy, Japanese Ume-shu (sweet plum wine). Orange juice, Apple juice, Tomato juice, Sky Time Kiwi, Mineral water, Sparkling water, Coca-Cola, Sprite, Japanese cooled-green tea “Ayataka”.

Japan airlines economy class western meal


The JAL Ethical Choice Meal Skip Option allows passengers to opt-out of ordering an inflight meal for their flight. The aim of the program is to reduce food waste, as well as maximise your rest time inflight. Passengers who opt for this service will be offered a JAL original amenity kit.

More information about this service can be found here.


Japan Airlines offers the following special meals available for order up to 25 hours before departure via their website, or 24 hours if you call their contact centre.

Baby Food/Baby Meal, Child Meal, Vegetarian Meal, Low-fat Meal, Low-salt Meal, Low-calorie Meal, Gluten Intolerant Meal, Bland Meal (Ulcer or soft-foods), Diabetic Meal, Fruit Platter Meal, Vegetarian Raw Meal, Seafood Meal, Low Lactose Meal, Hindu Meal, Vegetarian Hindu Meal, (Asian) Vegetarian Oriental Meal, Moslem Meal, Vegetarian Jain Meal, Minimal Allergen Meal, Kosher Meal.

Note that Kosher and Allergen meals must be ordered over the phone at least 72 hours before departure.

For additional information check here.


JAL Original Drink SKY TIME Kiwi, Orange Juice, Coke, Apple Juice, Sprite, Tomato Juice, Cold Green Tea, Mineral Water, Sparkling Water, JAL New Coffee, Green Tea. Sparkling Wine, Sochu and Sparkling Water. Wine, Gin, Beer, Vodka, Sake, Brandy, Whisky, Plum Wine.


Meals are precisely the same as what’s offered in economy class; there are no additional service enhancements. However, Sochu, sparkling wine and sparkling water are in addition to the economy class drinks menu.


JAL first class and business class flights from London to Japan will now offer an exclusive menu using Japanese rice flour noodles under the direction of  Head-Chef Owner of the acclaimed London restaurant Roketsu Daisuke Hayashi.

The airline is currently working with chefs from around the globe including, Jun Kurogi, who has designed the airlines current Japanese menu. Daisuke Hayashi also creates some dishes for the airline as well as Chikara Yamada.

The famed Maison Kayser bakery in Paris is also featured onboard Japan Airlines business class flights and JAL Original Chocolates produced by Jean-Paul Héin also feature. For further information on JAL dining check here.

Pre Order Meals

Passengers on select Japan Airlines business class flights can pre-order their main meal by choosing between the Japanese or Western option.

You can manage your booking right here, and order the meal of your choice.


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