Austrian airline food options are included in the price of your airline ticket. On flights in Europe over 2.5 hours enjoy a hot meal, while on shorter flights within Europe there are complimentary beverages and snacks.

For the latest Inflight Feed review of the Austrian Airlines pre-order meal upgrade click here and here.


The airline offers an option for economy class passengers to pay to upgrade their inflight meal. Passengers can choose to pay €15 to upgrade their meal to one of the four possibilities: Cold Breakfast, Hot Breakfast, Bento Box or Tapas. 

Note that these paid pre-order meals cannot be ordered for domestic flights and international flights to/from Budapest, Prague, Zagreb as well as group bookings and holiday/charter flights. 

The meals can be ordered up to 36 hours before departure or you may pre-order at Vienna airport up to one hour before departure, at the dedicated DO & CO A La Carte desk which is open from 05:30 to 22:30 every day. Meals are cooked on the day of departure and Austrian Airlines pride themselves on providing excellent quality and superior freshness. You can order your meal here


Passengers can order from 14 different specials meals in Business and Economy class on medium and long-haul flights. Options include Child meal, Infant Meal, Bland Meal, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low fat/cholesterol, Low Salt, Lactose-Free, Asian Vegetarian, Non-Dairy Vegetarian, Hindu, Kosher meal, Moslem meal and Special meal. For further information regarding special meals on Austrian Airlines check here.


Austrian Airlines is well known for their inflight coffee menu that called the Flying Coffee House where passengers could select up to 10 freshly prepared classic Viennese coffee specialties. The airline is also known for their quality inflight catering offering in business class thanks to a co-operation with famed inflight caterer DO&CO.

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