Qantas meals are complimentary to all customers travelling on a Qantas operated service. The airline has worked with chef Neil Perry since 1997 and whilst customers in First and Business class can sample his dishes inflight passengers in Premium Economy can do so as well. Below you will find information on the range of special meals Qantas offers, domestic Economy drinks and dining as well as international Premium Economy meals.

SPECIAL MEALS

Special meals can be ordered up to 24 hours prior to departure however Kosher meals must be requested at least 36 hours prior to departure. On QF 1, 2, 9 and 10 meals are all halal. To order special meals manage your Qantas booking here.

Other special meals available for order are: Diabetic, Child’s meal, Fruit Platter, Gluten Intolerance, Hindu, Infant, Kosher Meal, Moslem (Halal), Vegetarian (Asian Indian Style), Vegetarian (Lacto-Ovo), Vegetarian (Oriental), Vegetarian (Strict Indian) and Vegan meals.

DOMESTIC AUSTRALIA – ECONOMY

Everyone is offered complimentary inflight dining and refreshments, depending on the time of day you travel and the duration of the flight. Meals are inspired by famous chef Neil Perry and some flights include complimentary wine and beer:

Qantas flights from Perth and Adelaide/Brisbane/Canberra/Darwin/Melbourne/Sydney Flights departing after 12.00pm every day.

Qantas flights from Adelaide/Brisbane/Canberra/Melbourne and Sydney Flights departing after 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

Qantas flights between Canberra and Adelaide/Brisbane/Melbourne/Sydney Flights departing after 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

Select QantasLink flights Served on flights departing after mid-afternoon every day

PRE-ORDER MEALS!

Economy and premium economy class passengers will now be able to pre-select what they will eat inflight! The Select on Q-Eat program is already available in Business and Premium Economy whilst it will be rolled out across International Economy class.

How do you order? Just retrieve your booking through the ‘Manage Your Booking function and pre-order your meal up to 12 hours prior to departure.

ECONOMY – INTERNATIONAL

Qantas is now offering a more restaurant style meal service on select international flights. After take off passengers will be served a signature Bickfords welcome drink which has been made exclusively for Qantas. Meal trays are gone and restaurant-style dining will now be served to all customers in economy including bigger meals and more meal choices.

PREMIUM ECONOMY – INTERNATIONAL

Qantas premium economy passengers can pre-order their meal choice prior to departure on select flights. If you don’t want to eat inflight at all you can select the ‘No meal’ option up to 12 hours before departure however drinks and other snacks will be available to you. All passengers in premium economy enjoy pre take off drinks as well as a wide range of snacks and drinks with the continuous refreshment service throughout the flight. If that’s not enough on A380 flights there is a self-service snack bar.

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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.