Asian Vegetarian Meal
What is an Asian Vegetarian Airline Meal?
An Asian vegetarian airline meal is a meal type that is suitable for vegetarian passengers. The meal excludes all meat, fish and eggs but may contain other dairy products such as milk. The Asian vegetarian airline meal is cooked in an Indian-style and is often spicy.
The Asian vegetarian meal usually falls under the category of 'vegetarian meals' but as it's a meal type that is designed for the Hindu community, it can also fall under the 'religious meal' category. The Asian vegetarian meal is also referred to as an 'Indian vegetarian meal' or a 'Hindu vegetarian meal' — not to be confused with the (non-vegetarian) Hindu meal.
What is the Asian Vegetarian Airline Meal Code?
The airline meal code for an Asian vegetarian meal is AVML.
How do I order an Asian Vegetarian Airline meal?
You can order an Asian vegetarian airline meal either at the time of booking or by contacting us or the airline that you have booked with post-booking. Please be aware, special meals are unavailable to request if it's too soon to your flight. Take a look at our table below to see when the deadline is for each airline.
What is an example of an Asian Vegetarian Airline Meal?
An Asian vegetarian airline meal will often consist of an Indian-style curry, with either potato, peas or other vegetables. This will be accompanied by rice, a bread roll or flatbread, a side salad, dessert and water. The Asian vegetarian meal is cooked with many different strong-tasting herbs and spices.
Are Asian Vegetarian Airline Meals better?
If you like spicy food, cooked in an Indian-style with a variety of flavours, you might prefer Asian vegetarian airline meals over other vegetarian meal types.
Which airlines offer Asian Vegetarian airline meals?
- British Airways: British Airways does offer an Asian vegetarian meal option, which needs to be ordered at least 48 hours prior to departure. Please note that travel class restrictions may apply.
- United Airlines: United Airlines does offer an Asian vegetarian meal option, which needs to be ordered at least 24 hours prior to departure. Please note that travel class restrictions may apply.
- American Airlines: American Airlines does offer an Asian vegetarian meal option, which needs to be ordered at least 24 hours prior to departure. Please note that travel class restrictions may apply.deltaadelta
- Delta Airlines: Delta Airlines does offer an Asian vegetarian meal option, which needs to be ordered at least 24 hours prior to departure. Please note that travel class restrictions may apply.
See how these top airlines offer Asian vegetarian meals in our table below:
|AIRLINE||ASIAN VEGETARIAN MEAL (AVML)||MIN HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT FOR PREORDER|
|Air New Zealand||x||24|
|Air Tahiti Nui||-||-|
|All Nippon Airways||x||24|
|Hong Kong Airlines||x||24|
|Middle East Airlines (MEA)||-||-|
|Pakistan International Airlines||-||-|
|SAS Scandinavian Airlines||x||24|
|South African Airways||x||48|
|Sri Lankan Airlines||x||48|
|Swiss International Airlines||x||24|
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