China southern meals and options vary depending on your class of travel. They offer a range of special meals as well as traditional Chinese tea services in first and business as well as various options for economy class passengers. All meals and drinks on China Southern are included in the price of your ticket.


On routes from Guangzhou-Auckland, the airline works with New Zealand star chef, Mr Al Brown, to design meals for the journey. On routes from China to London flight times can be upwards of 12 hours, so expect at least two main meal services plus a snacks service between main meal times. Where possible the airline tries to offer local options of the destination.


China Southern special meals include the following options. But please note that Kosher meals require at least 48hours notice and are only available on flights from Guangzhou to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Auckland, Paris, Amsterdam, London, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Moscow, Dubai and from Beijing to Amsterdam.

The following special meals can be ordered on China Southern flights: Vegetarian Vegan Meal, Vegetarian Oriental Meal, Vegetarian Lacto-Ovo Meal, Vegetarian Indian Meal, Bland Meal, Diabetic Meal, Fruit Platter Meal, Raw Vegetarian Meal, Low Calorie Meal, Low Fat Meal, Low Salt Meal, Low Lactose Meal, Hindu Meal (non- vegetarian), Kosher Meal, Moslem Meal, Vegetarian Jain Meal, Baby and Child Meal.

Contact the airline here to order your special meal.

For further information on the special meal offerings, please check here.


Passengers on flights from London can enjoy a British afternoon tea service on select flights, and a European style of cuisine is served. A traditional Chinese tea service is available on other services. The Air Tea service for first and business class passengers is conducted by well trained and accredited flight attendants who will show the traditional tea culture to passengers. Customers in First or Business class can pre-order from a wide range of dishes, including the famed Beef Noodle soup which is available from Guangzhou only.

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