Air France meals are included in the price of your ticket and the airline offers passengers the option to pay to upgrade their economy class meal. You can check out the Air France inflight meal review right here!

Economy class customers on longer flights will enjoy a self-service buffet offering sweet and savory treats, fresh products, mini-sandwiches and ice cream. Meal trays in economy and premium economy class have been designed by Eugeni Quitllet, student of designer Philippe Starck.


Passengers in economy class can pay to upgrade their inflight meal on Air France service with the a la carte dining options available. There are four choices, A traditional meal: French cuisine, Une Sélection LENÔTRE meal: An exclusive meal from the famed Maison LENÔTRE, Italian menu: An Italian inspired meal and Ocean Menu:

These pre-order meals are available on all flights departing from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly airports, except flights to Amman, Bangalore, Damascus, Delhi, Mumbai, Montreal, and Toronto. Note that the Tradition, Ocean and Italia meals are also offered on flights departing from Fort-de-France, Pointe­à ­Pitre, Cayenne and Saint-Denis (Reunion).

Prices start at €12 and can be added to your booking at the time of reservations or through the manage your booking section of the Air France website. Orders can be placed from 90 days until 24 hours prior to departure. Unlike other airlines, if you do happen to change your flight Air France will ensure that your pre-ordered meal is on your flight!


Air France special meals can be ordered for flights longer than 2hrs and 35mins up to 48 hours prior to departure. Meal options are as follows.

Low Salt, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Indian Vegetarian, Vegan, Ovo Lacto Vegetarian, Hindu, Halal, and Kosher.

Allergen free meals are also available which are free from products and derivatives of: cereals, shellfish, eggs, fish, peanuts, soy, milk, nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts), celery, mustard, sesame seeds, lupine, mollusks, and sulfur dioxide and sulfites in a concentration exceeding 10 mg/kg.


On flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Los Angeles, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo passengers in first and business class can access the Service à la française (French style) program. It allows you to to personalise your dining experience by choosing your meal in advance of your flight. Meal options include A taste of Japan, Traditional Chinese, Korean Sensations, Indian Delights, Thai, and Seafood. Air France First and Business class cabin meals are created by Michelin-starred chefs.

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Nik travels over 180,000km each year in search of the latest inflight meal options that are gracing the skies. He trains airline staff on inflight technology, sales training, teaches staff to serve, sell and generally make the inflight experience better for all of us! He's also a freelance writer covering inflight meal trends and has written for CNN and has a regular column in leading industry magazines.