BUSINESS CLASS DINING

BEST

BUSINESS CLASS MEALS

This is an on-going ranking of airlines based on my experiences with their in-flight business class meals, as featured on the pages of GMTD.

As always, I am grateful for and respectful of the opportunity to travel internationally, whether for fun or for work, whether economy or business class, especially business class, including airport lounge access.

  1. Turkish Airlines: MNL > IST (8.046 Grilled Seafood Selections); GVA > IST (8.051 Fresh Herb Baby Chicken); IST > MNL (8.052 Köfte + Piliç); MNL > IST > GVA (9.050 Grilled Seafood Selection); GVA > IST (9.055 Grilled Lamb Chop); ICT > MNL (9.056 Pide); MNL > IST (9.330 Parrot Fish with Sweet & Sour Sauce); BEY > IST > MNL (9.336 Sea Bass en Papilotte)
  2. Qatar Airways: MNL > DOH (5.279 Assorted Hot Mezzah); DME > DOH > MNL (5.286 Chili Mango Prawns with Asparagus Couscous); MNL > DOH > TUN (10.168 Mini Sliders); TUN > DOH > MNL (10.174 Chicken Kabsa)
  3. Qantas Airways: MNL > SYD > NAD (10.217 Stir-Fried Salt and Pepper Tofu); NAD > SYD > HKG (10.230 Seared Humpty Doo Barramundi)
  4. Singapore Airlines: MNL > SIN > BNE (6.237 Coconut Panna Cotta); BNE > SIN > MNL (6.243 Ggongchi Kimchi Jjigae); MNL > SIN > CHC (10.287 Lamb Meatballs in Spiced Tomato Sauce); CHC > SIN > MNL (10.293 Skinless Chicken Skewers Served with Barley and Porcini Salad, Light Sage Jus)
  5. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines: GVA > AMS > ICN (6.311 Beef & Beetroot Meatballs)
  6. Asiana Airlines: MNL > ICN (2.036 Sautéed Seafood Delights in Mandarin-Style XO Sauce); MNL > ICN (4.272 Chicken Curry with Raisin Biryani); ICN > MNL (6.048 Ssambap); MNL > ICN (6.305 Chicken Congee); ICN > MNL (6.321 Ssambap); ICN > MNL (8.261 Ssambap)
  7. Etihad Airways: MNL > AUH > AMM (6.154 Shakshouka); AMM > AUH > MNL (6.160 Zaalou-Crusted Chicken Breast); AUH > AMM (9.261 Prawns Machboos); AMM > AUH (9.267 Dukkah-Spiced Salmon); AUH > MNL (9.268 Malabar Grouper)
  8. Korean Air: ICN > NAD (5.175 Smoked Salmon Salad); MNL > ICN (6.021 Bibimbap); MNL > ICN > NAD (6.101 Coconut Carrot Cream Soup); NAD > ICN > MNL (6.111 Asparagus Cream Soup); ICN > NAD (6.314 Bibimbap); NAD > ICN (6.319 Seared Seafood…); MNL > ICN > JFK (7.032 Manhattan); JFK > ICN (7.039 Sauteed Cod Fillet); ICN > MNL (7.041 Gom Tang); MNL > ICN (9.012 Chicken in Tomato Sauce with Pasta); MLE > CMB > ICN (9.191 Grilled Beef Tenderloin); ICN > MNL (9.193 Roasted Halibut with Dill Cream Sauce); MNL > ICN > NAD (9.284 Feta Cheese with Sliced Fig and Parma Ham); NAD > ICN > MNL (9.287 Spicy Squid & Bean Sprout Stir-Fry with Rice); ICN > LAX (9.349 Pea Sprouts with Garlic); LAX > ICN (9.361 Beef Bulgogi); ICN > MNL (9.362 Bibimbap); ULN > ICN (10.061 Stock Soup of Bone and Stew Meat); MNL > ICN > NAD (10.110 Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Rosemary Sauce); ICN > NAD (10.185 Mixed Seafood with Beet Emulsion); ICN > MNL (10.196 Bibimbap)
  9. Thai Airways: MNL > BKK > DEL (7.306 Fried Black Cod …); DEL > BKK > MNL (7.313 Braised Pork Balls)
  10. Cathay Pacific Airways: HKG > MNL (5.182 Steamed Shrimp Dumplings); HKG > MNL (10.049 Termite Mushroom Steamed Halibut); HKG > MNL (10.231 Wonton Noodles in Soup)
  11. Deutsche Lufthansa: ICN > MUC > GVA (6.307 Chicken in Cream Sauce)
  12. Fiji Airways: NAD > HKG (5.181 Sliced Roast Lamb); HKG > NAD (10.042 Grilled Peri Peri Chicken Thigh); NAD > HKG (10.049 Termite Mushroom Steamed Halibut); NAD > AUK (10.118 Awhi Farms Savannah Grass-Fed Beef Bone-In Sirloin)
  13. Emirates: MNL > DXB (10.295 Tofu & Mushroom Spring Roll with Hoi Sin Sauce); DXB > MNL (10.301 Fish Harra)
  14. Philippine Airlines: MNL > MEL (5.335 Chicken Tausi); AUK > MNL (10.118 Awhi Farms Savannah Grass-Fed Beef Bone-In Sirloin)

AIRPORT CODES

  • AMM = Amman (Jordan)
  • AMS = Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • AUH = Abu Dhabi (UAE)
  • AUK = Auckland (New Zealand)
  • BEY = Beirut (Lebanon)
  • BKK = Bangkok (Thailand)
  • BNE = Brisbane (Australia)
  • CHC = Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • CMB = Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  • DEL = New Delhi (India)
  • DOH = Doha (Qatar)
  • DME (Domodedovo) = Moscow (Russia)
  • DXB = Dubai (UAE)
  • GVA = Geneva (Switzerland)
  • HKG = Hong Kong (China)
  • ICN = Incheon (Korea)
  • IST = Istanbul (Turkey)
  • JFK (John F Kennedy) = New York (USA)
  • LAX = Los Angeles (USA)
  • MEL = Melbourne (Australia)
  • MLE = Male (Maldives)
  • MNL = Manila (Philippines)
  • MUC = Munich (Germany)
  • NAD = Nadi (Fiji)
  • SIN = Singapore
  • SYD = Sydney (Australia)
  • TUN = Tunis (Tunisia)
  • VTE = Vientiane (Laos)
  • ULN = Ulaanbataar (Mongolia)
  • WLG = Wellington (New Zealand)

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