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Special in-flight meals

We offer an extensive array of tempting special meals for those with health or religious dietary requirements. We also provide special meals for infants and small children. Please feel free to tell us your dietary needs!

Requesting a Special In-flight Meal

If you would like to enjoy a special in-flight meal, please make your request before the relevant deadline stated below.

Requests made via our website

Type of meal Request deadline
Special in-flight meals*1 (other than minimal allergen or vegetarian meals) At least 25 hours before your flight’s departure

In addition to enabling you to reserve tickets, our official website also accepts orders for special in-flight meals*.
Reservations for special meals must be made at least 25 hours prior to your departure.

  • *1 Options on offer include infant Meal, Baby Meal, child meal, diabetic, low-cholesterol / -fat / -calorie meals, low-salt or no-added- salt dishes, Low-gluten Meal, fruit and dishes suitable for those with ulcers or requiring soft-foods.
  • * Reservations for raw food vegetarian meals and seafood Meal cannot be made online and must be placed by phone.

Using our convenient online international flight check-in facility, you can confirm the status of your special in-flight meal reservation up to 72 hours prior to your departure (sample). If you are unable to confirm your meal reservation on screen, please place your request by phone using any of the International Reservations hotlines shown further down this page.

Requests made via phone

Type of meal Request deadline
Minimal Allergen meals At least 96 hours before your flight’s departure
Other special in-flight meals At least 24 hours before your flight’s departure

Minimal Allergen meals can easily be ordered over the phone when you call the office number below at least 96 hours before your flight’s departure.
Should your flight times change, please contact JAL direct to arrange your minimal allergen meal.

【 If you have booked directly with JAL 】

Please call JAL International Reservations and Information

【 If you have booked your flight with us through a travel agent 】
Please contact the agent with whom you made your reservation direct.

  • * If you reside outside Japan, please call your nearest JAL branch office.

Because of the time needed to source ingredients, please request kosher meals at least 72 hours before your flight’s departure and allergy-free meals no later than 96 hours before your flight’s departure.

Minimal Allergen Meal Menus

Minimal Allergen Meal

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JAL has teamed up with globally renowned minimal allergen food producer. Tsuji Anzen Shokuhin Co., Ltd. (Tsuji Foods Ltd.) to create a delicious and nutritious new in-flight menu.
With the exception of green salad dishes, all meals are prepared by Tsuji Foods Ltd. in kitchens exclusively used for minimal allergen meals. All meals including fresh green garden salads are subsequently readied for serving in our official airline catering company’s kitchens, which is not a minimal allergen kitchens. All main entrees have been exclusively created for JAL by Tsuji Foods Ltd.
Persons with serious food allergies are recommended to consult with a physician about their meal selections before their flight departs.

  • * While JAL and its caterers make every effort to prevent allergen penetration during food handling and preparation, tiny levels of such substances may sometimes unintentionally appear in meals.
  • * Please note that minimal allergen meals may sometimes be unavailable because of weather conditions or other unforeseeable irregularities.

For further details, please visit Tsuji Foods Ltd.’s website

Non-egg, Non-dairy Vegetarian Meal

This meal is ideal for those following strict vegan diets that prohibit not only meat or seafood but also dairy products such as eggs or butter.

Egg and Dairy-OK Vegetarian Meal

This meal is ideal for those who follow vegetarian diets that prohibit meat or seafood.

Asian Vegetarian Hindu Meal

This spicy vegetarian meal is ideal for those who do not eat meat and meat products,fish,fowl and products with lard or gelatine,egg for religious reasons.

Raw Food Vegetarian Meal

This meal is ideal for those who love raw vegetables and fruits.

  • * Reservations for raw food vegetarian meals cannot be made online and must be placed by phone.

Hindu Meal

Totally free from beef, this meal is ideal for those of the Hindu faith.

Muslim Meal

The Muslim meal that our company provides is offered in full accordance with IATA guidelines.

  • Prohibited articles
  • Pork and pig by-products
  • Gelatine
  • Alcohol
  • Flavouring extracts with alcohol
  • Non-white fishmeat from species without scales or fins

Kosher Meal

This meal has been specially blessed and sealed according to custom and is ideal for Jewish passengers.

Infant Meal/Baby Meal

Baby Meal

Infant Meal
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Infant Meal

Special meals are available for children aged up to 8 months old. (Please note that the 7 Minimal Allergen Meal Menu is only available only on flights departing from Japan. Minimal Allergen meals for infants will NOT be available on flights to Japan departing from overseas).

  • Sample Meal for Flights Departing from Japan
    Kewpie Baby Food
    (Vegetable Porridge: Contains carrots, potatoes, onions, Japanese radishes, burdock, rice, cornstarch, salt and dried bonito).
    (Strained carrot and potato: Contains carrots, dried mashed potatoes, apple and fruit juice concentrate).
  • * These meals do NOT contain wheat, eggs, buckwheat or peanuts.

Infant Meal

Baby Meal
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Baby Meal

Special meals are available for children aged from 9 months to under 2 years old.

  • Sample Meal for European services
    Entrée (Fried rice with tomatoes and mixed vegetable in cream sauce), banana, jelly, bread and crackers.

Child Meal

Child meal from 2 years old and over, reservation required.
On the Hawaii, Guam routes, the Lunch Box style meal is available.
This service is only for flights from Japan only.
- Available - Reservations Required

General routes
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Hawaii, Guam routes
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Diabetic Meal

This specially prepared meal is ideal for those suffering from diabetes.

Low-cholesterol / Low-fat Meal

This meal is prepared using lots of high-fiber ingredients, fresh fruits and vegetables and is ideal for passengers on low-cholesterol or reduced-fat diets.

Others

  • * Low-calorie Meal
  • * Low-salt Meals
  • * Low-gluten Meal
  • * Ulcer or soft-foods Meal
  • * Low Lactose Meal
  • * Seafood Meal
  • * Fruit-only Meal
  • * Jain Vegetarian Meal
  • * Oriental Vegetarian Meal

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