Virgin Australia works closely with celebrity chef Luke Mangan to provide passengers with a range of inflight meals and snacks. Meals are included in all cabin classes (The Business, Premium Economy, Economy) on long haul flights, whilst information on Domestic and Short Haul International flights are available below.


Domestic flights are classified as: All Virgin Australia flights within Australia

Complimentary food/snacks and a selection of beverages are provided on all domestic flights, if you like you can also purchase items from their retail menu which you can view below.

A selection of complimentary beer, cider and wine is available on capital city flights within Australia that have a scheduled departure time between 5pm and 7pm, Monday to Friday.


International short haul flights operate to: Christmas and Cocos Islands, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Denpasar.

On International Short haul flights: Getaway and Freedom fares receive complimentary food and selected beverages. Everyone else travelling receives complimentary tea, coffee and water only. You can also choose to purchase items from the retail menu below.

On Trans Tasman flights passengers travelling on Getaway, Freedom, Premium Saver and Premium fares receive complimentary food and selected beverages. Passengers who booked fares Go and Go Plus receive complimentary tea, coffee and water and can make purchases from the inflight menu below.


Baby Meal, Bland Meal, Child’s Meal, Diabetic Meal, Low Gluten Meal, Low Fat/Low Cholesterol Meal, Asian Vegetarian Meal, Vegetarian Vegan Meal, Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Meal, Kosher Meal, Hindu Meal, Muslim Meal, Low Salt, Low Lactose, Fruit Platter Meal, Low-Calorie Meal, Seafood Meal, Vegetarian Jain Meal and Raw Vegetable Meal. For further information on Virgin Australia special meals check here.


For some sample inflight menus for long haul meals take a look at the below links to get an idea of what may be served inflight to you.

International Business Class

International Premium Economy Class


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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.