Icelandair meals may not be included depending on the class of service you book. The airline offers economy, economy comfort and business class service on all flights. They offer free non alcoholic drinks like: soft drinks, juices, bloody mary mix, tea/coffee and water (still, sparkling and tonic) even in economy class where passengers pay for meals. Note that if making purchases inflight the airline only accepts credit cards, debit cards or payment by Saga points.

Click here for the Inflight Feed review of Icelandair business and economy class meals from 2014.


Pre-purchase meals are available for economy class passengers on flights operated by Icelandair up to 48 hours before departure. You can pre order a meal from the current buy on board menu (link below) and you will receive a 20% discount on the menu prices. For further information check your booking on the airlines website here.


Meals are not included in the price of your ticket however you can purchase from a wide range of buy on board products via the Saga Shop menu featuring fresh salads, sandwiches, protein bars and even Icelandic pastries! The meals are definitely something different and their focus is to provide quality meals for purchase. For further info check here.


Has been phased out since April 2018. If you happened to have booked a ticket in this class, you may receive an upgrade to Saga Class.


Passengers in Saga Class can pre-order from a range of meal options up to 48 hours prior to departure. There are 9 meal options to pre-order and they include options such as Cold Water Fish from Grindavík, an Organic Lamb option, a Gluten Free option, a Vegetarian option plus many more.


In Economy Class, the only special meals served between Iceland and Europe are kids and baby meals.

In Economy Comfort, the only special meals served are vegetarian (VLML), kids and baby meals.


Example menu below, click here for the latest inflight menu offerings.


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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 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.