Information about Bland Airline Meals
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What is a Bland Airline Meal?
A bland airline meal is a meal type that airlines offer to passengers who have trouble digesting herbs, spices and other well-seasoned sauces and flavourings. A bland meal is often plain or mildly seasoned, with meat, some form of carbohydrate and steamed vegetables. If an airline doesn't offer the bland meal type, a fruit platter is a good alternative.
What is the bland airline meal code?
The meal code that IATA has given to a Bland airline meal is BLML.
How do I order a bland airline meal?
To order a Bland airline meal, you must contact the airline directly and put in a request. Alternatively, if you've bought your flights with Alternative Airlines, you can contact us and we'll put in the request for you. If you'd like to order a Bland airline meal at the time of booking, you can put a request in with Alternative Airlines. We'll forward this request to the airline but its approval will be subject to availability.
What is an example of a bland airline meal?
A bland airline meal will usually consist of a piece of meat such as chicken, beef or pork, rice or potatoes and steamed vegetables. All food in a bland meal is either mildly seasoned or completely unseasoned and excluding of all herbs and spices. The meal is usually served with water, a dessert and a salad.
Are bland airline meals better?
Bland airline meals are designed to meet dietary requirements for people whose metabolism cannot handle spices, herbs and other flavourings. As a result, the meals are very plain. If you're looking for a flavoursome meal, it's not recommended to order a bland meal.
Which airlines offer bland airline meals?
|AIRLINE||MIN HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT FOR PREORDER|
|Air New Zealand||24|
|All Nippon Airways||24|
|Hong Kong Airlines||24|
|Pakistan International Airlines||24|
|SAS Scandinavian Airlines||24|
|South African Airways||48|
|Swiss International Airlines||24|
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