Ethiopian airlines food options will depend on the route and time of day. Passengers will be served a hot meal or hot or cold snacks. All meals and drinks (including alcohol) are complimentary on all Ethiopian Airlines services.


Passengers in Economy class will have a three-course meal together with their choice of drinks. Breakfast is usually one choice, while Brunch will give passengers two dining choices, and lunch/dinner options will include three choices for customers.


It’s best to contact the airline or your travel agent directly to order your special meals. You can typically book special meals at the time of making your booking, if you have already booked, call the airline or email them.

Special meals that can be ordered on Ethiopian Airlines include Asian Vegetarian, Bland, Diabetic, Fruit Platter, Gluten-Free, Hindu Non-Veg, Kosher, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Salt, Muslim, No Lactose, No Salt, Vegetarian Raw, Seafood, Vegetarian Vegan.

To order your special meal on Ethiopian Airlines, use the Manage My Booking function right here.


Passengers flying Cloud Nine business class will have a more personalised inflight meal service with selections of meals from the ‘a la carte’ dining menu onboard. The airline offers at least two Ethiopian inspired dishes on the business class inflight meal on long haul routes. There is also an express menu for business class customers who wish to maximise their sleep onboard.

Upon boarding expect Juice, Water or Champagne before departure.

On longer routes expect inflight service to include three meal services, a main meal after takeoff, a mid-flight snack, and breakfast before landing.

Business-class dining includes starters, salads and up to four main meal options and two Ethiopian nation dishes. 

Dessert has four options such as two sweet options, fruit and cheese plate.

A Full hot Breakfast is served on long haul routes as a second meal service 1.45mins before landing. You can opt for a light breakfast served 1 hour before landing, or the continental option served 30 mins before arrival.


Beverages include Orange, Pineapple, Apple Passion Fruit and Tomato Juice.

Soft drinks: Coke/Coke Light, Tonic Water, Ginger Ale, Sprite, Fanta and Sparkling Water.

Tea: Regular, Chamomile, Ginger, Cinnamon and Green

Coffee from Ethiopia, plus Nescafe.

Italian espresso from Emilio Caffe and Buscaglione is available on 777, A330 and 787 aircraft only.

Wine: Sparkling and Champagne as well as two white and three red options from Ethiopia or Africa/Europe and Port.

Liquor- Johnnie Walker Black Label, Chivas Regal, Gin and Vodka

Aperitifs- Campari and White Martini

Liqueurs- Baileys, Benedictine, Cointreau, Drambuie, Remy Martin VSOP and Tia Maria.

Beers- Habesha, Bavaria (Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic).

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