Korean Air has launched a new Korean-style vegan meal as an inflight option, as it caters to the growing number of vegan passengers and strives to reduce carbon emissions through more eco-friendly catering choices.
Inspired by traditional temple cuisine, the airline’s new Korean vegan meals are made using a variety of fresh vegetables and seasonal ingredients, bringing passengers an appetising meal full of natural flavours.
Korean Air currently provides six types of vegetarian meal options: vegan, lacto-ovo vegetarian, East Asian vegetarian, Hindu vegetarian, Jain vegetarian, and raw vegetarian.
Korean vegan meals are available to pre-order on all international routes departing from Korea in March. Customers may pre-order meals through Korean Air’s website, mobile application or service centre up to 24 hours prior to their flight’s departure.
Korean Air will also introduce a new selection of carefully-curated wines onboard starting from next month. In collaboration with Marc Almert, who was named ‘World’s Best Sommelier 2019’ by the International Sommelier Association, the airline presented 52 newly-selected inflight wines in October last year. The airline’s wine selection, which has formerly been composed mostly of traditional French wines, has expanded to include diverse wines from other European countries and continents. The new selection will be first offered on the airline’s Los Angeles, New York and Paris routes, and will be gradually added to all routes within the year.
Korean Air will continue to introduce a variety of meal options, including Korean cuisine, “to provide passengers with a rich inflight experience”.