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special dietary requirements

Qatar Airways offers a wide selection of special meals to cater to different dietary requirements. If you need a special meal on your flight, please let us know at the time of booking. Or, contact your local Qatar Airways office at least 72 hours before your departure to provide your dietary requirements.

Catering for every dietary need
Special meal type Description
Bland meal (BLML) Free of mustard, pickles, garlic, nuts, fried and fatty foods
Children's meal (CHML) Only contains foods appropriate for children
Diabetic meal(DBML) Free of sugar, syrup, jams, cakes, chocolates, sweets, pudding, fried and fatty foods
Fruit platter meal(FPML) Free of non-fruit items
Gluten-free meal (GFML) Free of wheat and wheat flour, barley, oat- and rye-based sauces, breads, cakes, pastas, biscuits, pastries, soups, sausages, farinaceous, prods, gravy and stock cubes
Hindu meal (HNML) Free of beef, veal, beef sauces and meat extracts
Kosher meal (KSML) Food chosen, prepared and serviced in accordance with Jewish dietary principles
Low-calorie meal (LCML) Free of fried and fatty foods, sugar, preserves, pates, full-cream dairy products, fatty meat, cakes, biscuits, sweets, puddings, alcohol, soft drinks, fruit in syrup, mayonnaise and salad dressing
Low-cholesterol meal (LFML) Free of fried and fatty foods, animal fats, egg yolks, full-cream dairy products, pates, shellfish, cream cheese, fatty meat, nuts and sausages
Low-lactose meal (NLML) Free of milk, yoghurt, cheese, ice cream, sherbet, pudding any dairy products
Low-salt/sodium meal (LSML) Free of salt, garlic salt, MSG, baking powder, salt-cured meats/fish or sausages, salad cream, instant potato mix, gravies, canned vegetables, canned fish, canned pickles, shellfish, cheese and meat
Medical meal Supplied as per specific medical request only
Vegetarian-Asian/Indian meal (AVML) Free of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish
Vegetarian-Jain meal (VJML)  Free of meat, poultry, fish, seafood, eggs, dairy products, root and bulbous vegetables. Vegetarian food prepared Indian-style according to Jain customs
Vegetarian- Lacto-ovo meal (VLML) Free of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish
Vegetarian-non-dairy meal (VGML) Free of meat, poultry, fish, milk-dairy products, cheese, eggs and honey
Vegetarian-oriental meal (VOML) Free of meat, poultry, fish, seafood, eggs and dairy products
Vegetarian-raw meal (RVML) Free of caffeinated beverages, highly processed foods, additives and preservatives (Combination of raw fruit and vegetables)

All food items served onboard Qatar Airways are prepared according to Islamic principles.

We’re sorry but with the exception of Vegetarian meals, no special meals are able to be confirmed on Intra-Gulf flights.

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