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Japan Airlines launches new menu for international flights

30 Aug 2019 by Seher Asaf
The Poussin and Mushroom Fricassee

Passengers travelling with Japan Airlines on international flights will get to enjoy new meals starting September 1.

The carrier says it has welcomed five chefs from a Japanese culinary competition called Red U-35 to create meals for JAL’s premium economy and economy class passengers. The Japanese flag carrier is introducing a number of new dishes, including the classic fricassee dish (see above for photo) and spicy stew dish (see below for photo).

Spicy Stew dish

The poussin and mushroom fricassee and the spicy stew dish will be available in premium economy and economy class cabins for three months on the following flights:

  • From Tokyo Narita to Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego, Vancouver, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Moscow, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Delhi, Jakarta, Manila, Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh
  • From Tokyo Haneda to New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Singapore (JL037), Manila, Bangkok (JL031)
  • From Nagoya Chubu to Bangkok
  • From Osaka Kansai to Los Angeles

JAL is also bringing back its Air Yoshinoya authentic beef bowl from September 1 to November 30 this year for premium economy and economy class passengers (see photo below).

Air Yoshinoya authentic beef bowl

It will be served as a second meal on the following flights:

  • From Tokyo Narita to Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego, Vancouver, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Melbourne
  • From Tokyo Haneda to New York, San Francisco, London (JL043), Paris
  • From Osaka Kansai to Los Angeles

The Japanese flag carrier will also introduce a revamped version of its rice crackers starting from September 1. This is a “mixture of rice crackers, almonds, and Japanese bean confectionaries”, says JAL. It will be available on international flights (excluding short haul flights to/from Korea) and its domestic first class service. The airline says it will gradually introduce the rice crackers to its Tokyo-New York routes (JL004/JL006).

Rice Crackers

A new menu will be available on fights from London and Frankfurt starting September 1. This “The Anytime You Wish menu” for first and business class passengers departing from London and Frankfurt will feature a “Grilled Seabream over Steamed Rice in Japanese Dashi Broth” and it will also include a “MUKU’S Roasted Pork-DON” (see photo below).

MUKU'S Roasted Pork-DON

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