Types of Meals on Emirates Airline

Headquartered in Dubai, Emirates is the official airline of the United Arab Emirates. With a fleet of over 125 aircraft, Emirates flies to over 100 destinations in over sixty countries on six continents. When you travel with them, you have a variety of meal options.
Religious Meals

Emirates offers meals that cater to different religious beliefs. If you are Hindu or Muslim, you may request meals without beef or pork. They also offer a Jain meal that is pure vegetarian and prepared with Indian condiments for members of the Jain community.

Dietary Restrictive Meals

No matter what medical or dietary restrictions that you may have, Emirates has meals that will meet your needs. They offer low-calorie/low-fat meals, diabetic meals, gluten-free meals, high-fiber meals and non-lactose meals.

Vegetarian Meals

Emirates offers different meals for different kind of vegetarians. A vegetarian meal, which is also called a vegan meal, is completely free of any animal products or by-products. A vegetarian lacto-ovo meal is a vegan meal that contains animal by-products, such as milk, eggs and cheese. Emirates also offers a completely raw vegetable meal.

Children's Meals

Although Emirates offer a standard range of baby meals for under the age of two, it is recommended to carry food that your baby is familiar with to avoid any digestive issues. For children from ages two through twelve, Emirates offers a range of items from chicken, pasta, fries, crackers, milk and fruit juice.

Special Occasions

If you are celebrating a special occasion such as an anniversary or birthday while traveling with Emirates, you may order champagne for on board and you may also order a celebration cake when you book your flight.

Jessica Morelock began her professional writing career in 2007, after a three-year stint as a producer and co-host on Sirius Satellite Radio. She has also worked for the airline industry and as a travel agent. She completed a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.