Virgin America meals are not included in the main cabin fares but included in the main cabin select fares and of course first class. The meal service on Virgin America is on demand, you order what you want through your entertainment system, and when it’s ready it gets delivered straight to your seat. You can open a tab, rather than paying each time for your purchases.


Virgin America meals in main cabin are for purchase and the airline offers a great range of fresh food options for sale on most long flights. Complimentary tea, coffee, soft drinks and some mixers are also available.

Meal options on Virgin America flights for economy class passengers include:

Flight bites
Vegetarian and non-vegetarian salads

Snacks are available on all flights, certain fresh food options are available only on flight times over 2 hours, see example below from Virgin America. Check out the entire inflight menu here.



Their First Class meals have won awards and include options such as seasonal and locally sourced food. Expect local fruits and vegetables, premium meats and artisan breads. They have been ranked the top airline in 2017 by the Diet Detective for having the healthiest food in the air. They’ve partnered with Dean & DeLuca to offer tasty snacks in the sky including kettlecorn, spicy Cajun snack mix, cashews and chewy sweet fish.

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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!