Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, and to reduce the risk of cabin transmission, at present only some flights supports special meal requests. It’s best to call the Hainan Airlines 24-hour ticket service hotline in advance on 008-898-95339 to confirm whether the type of meals you require are available.
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.
Long haul flights feature printed menus for economy class customers, a choice of two or three hot meals served with your choice of beverages including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. There are at least two meal services on long-haul flights longer than seven hours. Hot meal choices on long-haul services will include two Chinese dishes and one Western dish.
You can also access snacks and drinks, in-between meal services, in the galley during the flight.
Include White/Red wine, Heineken or Yanjing Beer, Orange, Tomato, Coconut, Tropical Juice, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Fanta.
For further information on economy class dining check with Hainan Airlines here.
To book contact the airline here.
You can order Hindu, Kosher, Muslim, Vegetarian Hindu, Raw Vegetarian, Vegetarian, Vegetarian Lacto Ovo, Vegetarian Oriental Meal, Bland Meal, Diabetic, Gluten-Free, Low Calorie, Low Salt, Low Fat, No Lactose, Special Meal, Baby, Child, Fruit meal and Seafood.
Special meals on Hainan Airlines can be booked up to 48 hours before departure, some meals may not be available on particular routes.
Passengers can opt for an express service meal to give you more rest time. The cold meal option will include an appetiser from the inflight menu, fruit and bread. The hot meal option consists of an entree, fruit and bread.
Inflight catering menus include a choice of two starters, two soup options, salad and four main meal choices. Main meals include Chinese, Western and International offerings. Finally, dessert will offer four options, including ice cream, a sweet, fruit or cheese.
On the certain flights, Hainan Airlines has collaborated with local Michelin star chefs to create a series of local and international offerings for you.
On flights from Paris to Xi’an, you can sample dishes from chef Mathieu Viannay the offering include traditional French cuisine. On flights departing Brussels, you can taste dishes from Jean Michel Lorain from Burgundy. Michelin star Chef Christof Lang’s dishes will feature on flights from Berlin while Alyn Williams has created recipes for flights from London and Manchester.
On flights from Prague to Beijing Chef Roman Paulus has created some dishes, while Sydney based Brent Savage has created dishes for flights from Sydney, Auckland and Cairns. Chef Alciati features on flights from Italy, and Chef Zhou Xiaoyan has produced some Chinese dishes on flights.