Turkish airlines meals are always included in the price of your ticket and known to be some of the best tasting meals in the air. The airline places a lot of emphasis on their inflight meal offerings for all passengers. Even on short domestic flights within Turkey a substantial snack and drink are still offered, all meals served on flights are Halal certified. There is an inflight chef program and chefs can be seen working in business and economy class. Note that alcohol is not served on Turkish Airlines domestic flights.

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For domestic flights, passengers are offered a sandwich as well as a Turkish meze and a dessert depending on the flight time. For all other flights, meals are prepared from the best fresh ingredients and include hot/cold breakfast, hot/cold meals depending on your departure time and flight time.


On short-haul international flights, there may not be a meal choice due to the short flying time, on longer routes expect a choice of two hot meal options. Printed menus in economy class feature on long haul routes.


Some of the beverages available on Turkish Airlines long haul routes include:

Whiskey, Gin, Vodka, Raki

Various Turkish and International Red/White wines/Bottled Beer

Homemade lemonade with fresh mint, Coke products



All meals served on Turkish Airlines are Muslim certified, special meals are only offered on international flights, not on domestic flights. At least 24 hours notice is required to order the following Turkish Airlines special meal options: Vegetarian Hindu, Non-vegetarian Hindu meal, Vegetarian Raw Meal, Baby Meal, Kosher Meal,Seafood Meal, Bland Meal, Low Calorie Meal, Strict Vegetarian, Child Meal, Low Fat Meal, Jain Meal, Diabetic Meal, Low Salt Meal, Vegetarian Lacto-Ovo Meal,Vegetarian Oriental Meal,Gluten Intolerant Meal, Low Lactose Meal and Celebration Cake (only Miles and Smiles members can order this meal).

Please note if you have allergies, you must supply the airline with a medical report.

To order your special meal use the manage my booking function and follow the prompts.

For further information on the special meals available on Turkish Airlines click here.


The airline now offers business class passengers the choice to pre-order their main meal option via the website or airlines app. Up to 44 meals can be pre-ordered 48 hours before your flight, to get a taste of what’s available check here.

You can pre-order your main business-class meal on flights from Istanbul to Atlanta, Bangkok, Boston, Buenos Aires, Jakarta, Cape Town, Durban, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Caracas, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles Madagascar, Manila, Maputo, Mauritius, Miami, Montreal, New York, Panama, Phuket, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai, Chicago, Taipei, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington DC.

You can via all the photos of meals at least 48 hours before your flight on your reservation and select what you want to eat.

On Intercontinental night flights, there is also a dine on-demand service allowing you to choose when you want to dine, rather than eating when the service starts.

Passengers can expect welcome drinks and a wide range of inflight meal options that have been prepared freshly. On select international flights, an inflight chef will make your meals for you and passengers can expect at least two inflight meal services and also a snack service on some flights. Traditional Turkish offerings such as Turkish coffee and Turkish delight are also available for business class customers.


Passengers can expect welcome drinks as well as hot or cold dishes depending on the time of day. Turkish cuisine such as shish kebab, karniyarik, manti and imambayild may feature as dishes on domestic or international flights.