Airlines with the Most Delicious Food - Slideshow

By Emily H. Bratcher, ContributorSept. 6, 2011
By Emily H. Bratcher, ContributorSept. 6, 2011, at 12:37 p.m.
U.S. News & World Report

Airlines with the Most Delicious Food - Slideshow

View all in one page
1 of 8
Best Food in First Class

Best Food in First Class

Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways rates the best in first class for its hospitality, fresh ingredients and fine wines. Its elegant seating arrangements are the final touch to the gourmet meal.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food
Best Food in Business Class

Best Food in Business Class

Austrian Airlines
If you book an Austrian Airlines' business class ticket, you'll enjoy meal items like this succulent filet served over asparagus. You can also choose from 11 different kinds of fine coffee.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food
Next:

Best Food in First Class

Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways rates the best in first class for its hospitality, fresh ingredients and fine wines. Its elegant seating arrangements are the final touch to the gourmet meal.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

Best Food in Business Class

Austrian Airlines
If you book an Austrian Airlines' business class ticket, you'll enjoy meal items like this succulent filet served over asparagus. You can also choose from 11 different kinds of fine coffee.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

Best Food in Premium Economy Class

Air New Zealand
Aboard a long-haul Air New Zealand flight, you'll get to enjoy cuisine created by a consulting team of famous chefs and wine connoisseurs.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

Best Food in Economy Class

Thai Airways International
Thailand's largest airline also has the world's best economy-class food. This photo, however, shows what mealtime looks like in first class on Thai Airways International.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

Best Food All-Around

Turkish Airlines
Taste, as well as presentation, is paramount in Turkish Airlines' food service. Business class passengers can expect their appetizers to be served on fine porcelain.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

Best in the U.S.

Virgin America
Virgin America is a relatively new airline, which opened its hangar doors in the summer of 2007, but it's already developed quite a following among American travelers.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

Best in the U.S.

United Airlines
United Airlines ties with Virgin America for the Best in the U.S. Award, due to its healthy menu options. The only downside is that if you're traveling domestically, the food is going to cost you.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food

U.S. News Editors' Choice

AirFrance
Even voyageur (or economy) class passengers get some good cooking on an AirFrance flight.
Read More:
Airlines with the Most Delicious Food
Also check out:
America's Kindest Airlines: 2011
Worst Airlines by Complaint
World's Best Street Food
1 of 8

Recommended

World's Best Places to Visit in 2019-20

Using reader input and expert analysis, U.S. News identified the latest can't-miss vacations.

June 25, 2019

The 16 Best San Diego Tours

Take advantage of the adventures this coastal city has to offer with a guided trip.

Lyn MettlerJune 24, 2019

12 Top Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

Set your sights on these can't-miss wineries during your next visit to California's wine country.

June 24, 2019

The 6 Best Denver Brewery Tours

Discover the buzz about Denver's craft beer scene with these tours.

Holly JohnsonJune 21, 2019

The 10 Best Charleston Walking Tours

Experience true southern hospitality as you explore Charleston on one of these strolls.

Claire LawtonJune 20, 2019

The 15 Best Charleston Tours

See everything this historic South Carolina city has to offer on one of these guided excursions.

John RodwanJune 19, 2019

The 5 Best Kauai Helicopter Tours

See the Garden Island's far-reaching beauty from the air.

Holly JohnsonJune 14, 2019

The 6 Best Las Vegas Helicopter Tours

Get a thrilling look at the lights and sights of Sin City and its surroundings with one of these tours.

Holly JohnsonJune 13, 2019

20 Road Trip Essentials for Your Vacation

These road trip must-haves can help you save money, travel more comfortably and ensure you stay safe on the open road.

Holly JohnsonJune 13, 2019

13 Top Charlottesville Wineries to Visit

Sip a glass of Virginia's signature viognier as the sun sets over the Blue Ridge Mountains.

June 12, 2019