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    Special dietary requirements

    We can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements. Please make your request via Manage Booking or by contacting your local reservations office. Orders for special meals should be made at least 24 hours before your scheduled flight.

    Special meals

    The meals we serve on our flights may not meet your religious, medical or general dietary requirements. If you have any special dietary needs, please make your request via Manage Booking or by contacting your Customer Care. Orders for special meals should be made at least 24 hours before your scheduled flight.


    * All meals on flights to and from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia and Middle East are prepared according to the Halal method.

    ** Non-beef meal is served as regular meal in Economy Class on flights between Hong Kong and Taipei/Kaohsiung (and vice versa).

    We regret we are unable to offer any variations on the special meals listing above and we additionally cannot provide personal preference items such as seafood, lobster or steak.

    Note: Please be advised that our crew will not be able to re-heat or chill any personal food items brought on board for consumption, due to hygiene reasons. Any food requiring refrigeration should be packed in either a cool bag or vacuum flask. Passengers may bring their own dry ice in quantities of less than 2.5kg (5.5 lbs) which is suitably packed to allow CO2 gases to evaporate freely. Passengers must identify to airport staff that they are bringing dry ice on board at the time of check-in. If warming of food items are required inflight, please ask our cabin crew for a container with hot water.

    *For Peanut and tree nut allergy information, please refer to the "Peanuts and tree nuts" section below.

    Food allergies

    Although your comfort and safety are our priorities in our lounges and on our aircraft, we cannot guarantee an environment free from allergens. If you wish to be extra cautious, you can request priority boarding in order to wipe down your seating area using your own cleaning materials. Please speak to our cabin crew to learn more about the ingredients in the meals served inflight.

    If you have severe food allergies, consider taking the following precautions:

    • Bringing your own food items
    • Wearing a medical alert bracelet
    • Carry a labelled and prescribed anaphylaxis treatment, such as an EpiPen, and ensure it is ready for administration by you or your companion

    If you have severe allergies, we recommend consulting your doctor to confirm whether you are fit to fly. For any special acommodations, contact Customer Care at least 72 hours before departure.

    Please review our peanut and tree nut policy here  to make your journey as smooth as possible.

    Peanuts and tree nuts

    Meal served to or brought onboard by other passengers may contain peanuts and tree nut products, and our aircraft and airport lounges are not guaranteed peanut or tree nut-free environments. Furthermore, Cathay Pacific Airways cannot provide peanut and tree nut-free meals.

    If you require peanut and tree nut-free meals, we recommend you to bring your own food items that do not require chilling or reheating inflight. We offer peanuts and other tree nut snacks, which passengers in all classes are free to take during the flight.

    Cathay Pacific passengers with a peanut and tree nut allergy can request snacks free of peanut or tree nuts by submitting the Physician’s Statement: Peanut and Tree nut allergies form , where you can also read more about our peanut and tree nuts policy. These replacement snacks are subject to availability.

    Milk allergies

    While we offer a special meal request for "Low Lactose Meals", which exclude dairy products (i.e. milk, dry milk solids, casein, cream, cheese, yoghurt, butter and lactose), these meals are not suitable for passengers with cow's milk allergies. Please refer to our special meals above for more information.

    Related links:
    IATA Information for Allergen-Sensitive Passengers, Link opens in a new window operated by external parties and may not conform to the same accessibility policies as Cathay Pacific

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