It's official...Turkish Airlines has best airline food
Turkish Airlines has topped a recent survey of airlines with the tastiest in-flight food, beating 18 other airlines from around the globe. The survey was based on passengers’ scores of airline food based on food presentation and taste.
Turkish Airlines’ winning offering features dishes such as stuffed aubergine and walnut pear tart. The airline also offers a good selection of bespoke dishes for children and passengers requiring kosher and vegetarian food.
Singapore Airlines took second spot with a score of 81%, which may come as no surprise with Gordon Ramsay featuring on its culinary panel of experts. Etihad Airlines followed closely behind in third place with a score of 80%.
Other top 10 contenders included Emirates, Cathay Pacific, KLM, Air France, Qantas, and surprisingly Aeroflot with71%.
British Airways and Virgin came in with 60% and 57% respectively, although Virgin Atlantic has recently re-launched its economy menus so watch this space for a taste of things to come.......
Survey results, ranking airline food by presentation and taste
1.Turkish Airlines 86%
2. Singapore Airlines 81%
3. Etihad 80%
4. Aer Lingus 78%
5. Emirates 77%
6/7. Cathay Pacific 75% & KLM 75%
8. Qantas 72%
9. Aeroflot 71%
10. Air France 70%
11. Iberia 65%
12. SAS 64%
13. United Airlines 62%
14. British Airways 60%
15/16. Qatar 57% & Virgin Atlantic 57%
17 .Alitalia 54%
18. Lufthansa 53%
19. American Airlines 47.5%