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Table of Special Meals

Orders for special meals should be made at least 24 hours before your scheduled flight. Please make your request via  Manage My Booking or by contacting your  local Cathay Pacific reservations office.

No. Code Name of Meal Description
1 AVML Vegetarian Hindu / Indian Vegetarian Meal Spicy vegetarian combinations, with limited use of dairy products.
2 BBML Baby Meal Commercially prepared food is usually supplied.  It consists of one junior-strained meat or vegetable dish (savoury dish), one junior dessert and one baby juice.
3 BLML Bland Meal Food/beverages that cause gastric discomfort omitted. Low fat food items with low dietary fibre/residue.
4 CHML Child Meal Easily identifiable food. Prohibited foods such as fish and meat bones, highly seasoned food or any food that may cause choking.
5 DBML Diabetic Meal With complex carbohydrates, high fibre, low fat and calories, it is suitable for both non-insulin and insulin dependent diabetics.
6 FPML Fruit Platter Meal Fruit (consists purely of fruit components such as fresh fruits, fruit compote, fruit desserts, etc. depending on availability and seasonality).
7 GFML Gluten Intolerant Meal This meal excludes wheat, buckwheat or wheat flour, rye, oats, barley, bread or any flour-based products.
8 HNML Hindu Meal Non-vegetarian, Indian-style meal prepared according to Hindu customs that contains no beef, veal or pork, but with lamb, domestic fowl, other meats, fish and milk products.
9 KSML Kosher Meal Prepared according to Jewish dietary law and purchased from reputable manufacturers.
10 LCML Low Calorie Meal With lean meats, low fat dairy products and high fibre food, this meal avoids fried food, gravy, sauces, rich desserts, added fats, oils and sugar.
11 LFML Low Fat / Low Cholesterol Meal With increased complex carbohydrates, high fibre, and low fat, the meal is served with lean meats, low fat dairy products, fresh fruits and vegetables and high fibre wholegrain bread, cereals, accompanied with unsweetened fruit juices.
12 LSML Low Salt Meal Highly salted food omitted. No salt added.
13 MOML Moslem Meal* Containing no pork and pig by-products, gelatine, non-white fish meat from species without scales or fins, alcohol and flavouring extracts with alcohol.
14 NLML Low Lactose Meal This meal excludes dairy products, i.e. milk, dry milk solids, casein, cream, cheese, eggs, yoghurt, butter and lactose.
15 RVML Vegetarian Raw Meal Combination of raw fruits and vegetables along with pure fresh fruit / vegetable juices.
16 SPML Non-Beef Meal** Prepared without beef, veal or beef/veal related products of any kind.
17 SPML Liquid Diet Meal Only liquid or slightly thickened soups, fruit juices, pureed vegetables, custards, jelly, etc.
18 VGML Vegetarian Vegan Meal Strict vegetarian food with high protein, rich iron and high calcium.
19 VJML Vegetarian Jain Meal / Strict Indian Vegetarian Vegetarian food prepared in Indian style, based on Jain customs.  No meat, poultry, fish, seafood, eggs, root or bulbous vegetables, dairy products and mushrooms.
20 VLML Vegetarian Lacto-Ovo Meal Vegetarian food high in protein, iron and calcium, along with dairy products, eggs and vegetarian-type of cheese (without rennet).
21 VOML Vegetarian Oriental Meal Vegetarian food prepared in Chinese style, along with fruits and vegetables.  No meat, poultry, fish, seafood, eggs, dairy products, roots or bulbous vegetables including ginger, garlic, onion, spring onions, etc.

* All meals on flights to and from Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Middle East and Pakistan are prepared according to the Halal method.

** Non-beef meal is served as regular meal in Economy Class on flights between Hong Kong and Taiwan (and vice versa).

We regret we are unable to offer any variations on the special meals listing above and we additionally cannot provide personal preference items such as seafood, lobster or steak.

Note: Please be advised that our crew will not be able to re-heat or chill any personal food items brought on board for consumption, due to hygiene reasons. Any food requiring refrigeration should be packed in either a cool bag or vacuum flask. Passengers may bring their own dry ice in quantities of less than 2.5kg (4.41 lbs) which is suitably packed to allow CO2 gases to evaporate freely. Passengers must identify to airport staff that they are bringing dry ice on board at the time of check-in. If warming of food items are required inflight, please ask our cabin crew for a container with hot water.