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Member since 08 Feb 2018

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Hi ET community, what do we think the level of truth to these media reports of Qantas now only having one meat meal option on domestic flights? I read media reports about QF with a grain of salt but if its true then its yet another example of charging higher fares for poorer service.


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Member since 25 Jul 2013

Total posts 33

It's been like this for a while already. I fly ADL-SYD, ADL-MEL, MEL-SYD, ADL-BNE and BNE-SYD and regularly unable to eat anything onboard (being vegetarian myself). When I ask about vegetarian options, the FAs are only able to offer a small packet of rice crackers, lol. You cant even choose to buy something on board.

Ryan K

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 30 May 2013

Total posts 126

I find it amusing how they even refer to it as a meal. I've recently flown Qantas Hobart-Sydney-Hamilton Island return and the biggest "meal" on any of those sectors was a tiny chocolate brownie. Gone are the days of actually getting a "meal" on a domestic flight it seems.



Member since 19 Apr 2012

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Why not vegetarian only options, makes more sense.


Member since 09 May 2020

Total posts 163

Some QF announcements with ET fanfare today regarding veg meals being available on domestic menus.

Seriously they need to give very good reason why the quality of meals are so poor at this time but to be honest I am less worried about the complimentary meals and more concerned about get from A to B on time with little stress of travel (missing luggage, last minute cancellation, rebooking woes)


Member since 03 May 2013

Total posts 149

Neil Perry and Qantas should be ashamed quite frankly for the food served up on board esp in premium classes. It's mediocre at best and the underlying theme is make cheap look fancy. For the prices paid it's terrible. I've returned food twice in F.

Last editedby Joe at Sep 26, 2022, 10:39 PM.


Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 16 Jan 2018

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Domestic has only been like this since years ago. Meals are only given on certain times of the day, and if you fly mid morning or mid afternoon, pretty much just snacks.


Member since 26 Mar 2020

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Lets be honest Qantas calling them "meals" is a stretch - Qantas Domestic dropped the ball significantly

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