Hainan airlines meals are a mixture of Chinese and Western dishes that are created by the airlines head chef Mr Wang Hongren he has worked in many five-star hotels for over 20 years. Innovations have included the ‘Healthy Steamed Meals’ series which debuted on Beijing–Haikou and Beijing–Shanghai Hongqiao flights and consisted of low oil steamed meals and dishes.


A choice of two or three hot meals served with your choice of beverages including alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. For further information on economy class dining check with Hainan Airlines here.


Special meals on Hainan Airlines can be booked during the booking process or by contacting the airline here. Meals require at least 48 hours notice and some meals may not be available on all routes.

Special meal options include Low Protein Meal, Low Calorie Meal, Low Fiber Meal, Low Sodium Meal, Low Fat/Low Cholesterol Meal, High Fiber Meal, Ulcer Dietary Meal, Diabetic Meal, Non-Lactose Meal, Fruit Platter, Children’s Meal, Seafood Meal.

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Nik has been running Inflight Feed since 2012, and since then he’s taken well over 500 flights for work and pleasure. He documents his inflight meal experiences right here and he’s also a freelance writer covering inflight meal trends, he has written for CNN and has a regular columns in leading industry magazines. He’s been featured in Vogue, QZ plus many major news outlets across the globe, and has become the ‘go to’ person when someone needs an opinion about airline meals!