Thomas cook airline meals are not included in the price of some airline tickets. The UK based airline has teamed up with chef James Martin since 2012 to offer a wide range of pre-order choices for passengers. Note that the James Martin meals are not available on flights ex the USA and Cape Town due to local regulations.

Meals are free on all long haul flights and those passengers travelling in economy plus. If flying on short-haul or medium-haul flights, you will need to pre-order and purchase any meals.

Click here to see the review of the latest Thomas Cook inflight meals, and here for the video.

Inflight Service is determined by your destination.


Palma, Ibiza, Mahon-MAH, Alicante-ALC, Reus-REU, Almeria-LEI, Faro-FAO, Funchal-FNC, Verona-VRN, Venice-VCE, Naples-NAP, Rovaniemi-RVN, Kattila-KTT


Las Palma, Fuerteventura, Arrecife, Tenerife, Larnaca, Paphos, Cyprus, Lesbos, Heraklion, Rhodes, Kos, Kefalonia, Kalamata, Zakynthos, Preveza, Corfu, Santorini, Skiathos, Dalaman, Adnan, Bodrum, Antalya, Egypt, Hurghada, Enfhida, Agadir, Banjul, Djerba, Monastir, Malta, Bourgas, Sal


Punta Cana, Varadero, Cayo Coco, Holguin, Las Vegas, Orlando, Miami, New York, Cancun, Montego Bay, Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia, Goa

All flights offer the buy onboard menu program which features a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as snacks for purchase. You can view the entire menu right here.


All long haul flights that are more than 7 hours will include free meals as well as tea/coffee and soft drinks. For all other flights, pre-order meal options are listed below as well as buy onboard options. For further information on long-haul meals, please go here.


Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Diabetic, Vegan, and Kid meals are available to be ordered for free on Thomas Cook long-haul services above 7 hours. You can order this at the time of making your booking or add it before departure via the manage your booking function here. If you are travelling on short/medium-haul routes, you can pay for special meals.


All pre-order meals on Thomas Cook Airlines UK must be ordered at least 24 hours before departure.


To book your pre-order meal go here

Enter your booking number, date of flight and surname

Follow the prompts to order your meal


Meal prices for children’s meals are only £3.75, and adults pay £7.50. These must be pre-ordered at the time of making your reservation. You may also book one of the special meal options listed above, at a cost.


Meal prices for children’s meals are only £4.50 and adults pay £9.00, same rules as above apply.

Pre-order dishes include options like a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs, slow-braised British beef with baby onions and herb dumplings for dinner served with desserts like bourbon vanilla and ginger cheesecake for dessert. Other dessert options include cinder chocolate and caramel mousse, Jamaican ginger pudding and strawberry cheesecake.

For further information on meal types, you can also check here.


Thomas Cook operates a buy onboard menu on most services, where passengers can purchase snacks and drinks, not all choices will be available onboard the aircraft.

You can view the Buy on Board menu here.

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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; 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, Lifehacker, The New York Times plus many major news outlets across the globe.