Best inflight food? Readers chose these 10 airlines

Air New ZealandAir New Zealand collaborates with local chefs and wine experts to create menus that showcase the essence of local cuisine. On long-haul flights, passengers across all cabins enjoy warm meals complemented by a selection of New Zealand wines.

10. Air New Zealand

Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways partners with renowned chefs worldwide to design their in-flight menus. Business and first-class travelers can preselect their meals and enjoy on-demand dining throughout the flight.

9. Qatar Airways

 Air FranceAir France offers passengers a choice of two hot meals, carefully selected wines and champagne by sommelier Paolo Basso. Longer flights also feature a self-service buffet with a range of sweet and savory snacks, sandwiches, and ice cream.

8. Air France

 LufthansaLufthansa's long-haul flights feature multi-course meals, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, a second meal, and snacks based on the flight's duration.

7. Lufthansa

Singapore AirlinesThe culinary panel behind Singapore Airlines' inflight meals conducts taste tests in simulated pressurized cabins to ensure optimal flavor even at high altitudes of 30,000 feet.

6. Singapore Airlines

EmiratesEmirates offers every passenger a multi-course dining experience, complete with a variety of wines, beers, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages. The dishes draw inspiration from the flavors of the destination.

5. Emirates

 Japan AirlinesJapan Airlines collaborates with popular restaurants and emerging chefs to design their inflight meals. Long-haul flights also feature a self-service snack corner with an assortment of sweet and savory Japanese treats.

4. Japan Airlines

Delta Air LinesDelta Air Lines reinvents its meals each season, sourcing ingredients from local artisans and farmers whenever possible. Delta One passengers often savor regional flavors through collaborations with local chefs.

3. Delta Air Lines

 Korean AirKorean Air adopts a "farm to fly" approach, sourcing beef from Jeju Island's pastures. Traditional Korean cuisine often characterizes meals in economy class.

2. Korean Air

 All Nippon Airways (ANA)ANA collaborates with a team of chefs, sommeliers, and sake experts known as "The Connoisseurs" to curate menus that blend Japanese, French, and fusion gastronomy into a unique culinary experience.

1. All Nippon Airways (ANA)