Special Meals

All customers on Gulf Air may request a special meal to suit their dietary requirements from the list below. Orders should be placed at least 24 hours prior to travel.

Special meal type  Zone 1
Baby Meal - BBML Pureed fruits, vegetables, meats, desserts suitable for infants.
Bland Meal - BLML For those who need to avoid spicy food, this option will include lightly poached or steamed poultry or fish together with fresh vegetables.
Child Meal - CHML Attractive, bite-size items are supplied, nutritionally balanced and avoiding ingredients that could upset a child's digestion.
Diabetic - DBML A meal low in fat but relatively high in unrefined carbohydrates, consisting of lean meat, fresh vegetables and pasta or rice.
Fruit Platter - FPML Freshly prepared fruits - oranges, apple, melon, pineapple, grapes, figs, strawberries etc.
Gluten Intolerant - GFML Foods such as bread, cakes, pastries and pies will not be served, although gluten free bread is offered.
Hindu - HNML Beef and veal products are avoided in these meals, which will be prepared using lamb, chicken and other meats, enhanced by the use of spices.
Low Calorie - LCML A balanced portion of protein is provided by a lean meat or fish entrée, supported with pasta or rice and wholemeal bread.
Low Fat - LFML No fatty or fried foods are served, and lean meat, white beans, pulses and fresh vegetables are among the principal ingredients.
Low Lactose - NLML Excluding dairy products and processed foods, ingredients here major on fresh meat, fish and poultry together with fresh vegetables and fruits.
Low Sodium (Salt) - LSML Avoiding most processed food products, including bread, this meal may consist of meat, poultry or fish, flavoured with herbs and spices to compensate for the lack of salt flavouring.
Moslem Meal - MOML All food on Gulf Air-operated flights is '‘halal' and there is no need to request a Moslem meal.
Raw Vegetable - RVML Suitable for vegetarians who require only a combination of raw fruits & vegetables.
Vegetarian (Hindu) - AVML Cheese, dairy products, fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices constitute the major ingredients used here, avoiding meat, poultry, shellfish and fish.
Vegetarian (Jain) - VJML Vegetarian meals prepared in an Indian style and to strict Jain customs.
Vegetarian (Lacto - Ovo) - VLML Avoiding meat, poultry, shellfish and fish, the meal will contain dairy products, fruit fruit, vegetables and nuts.
Vegetarian (Oriental) - VOML Vegetarian meal similar to VGML but prepared in the Chinese style of cooking.
Vegetarian (Vegan) - VGML Fresh vegetables, pulses, pasta and nuts will form the basis of this meal, avoiding meat, poultry, fish and dairy products.