New Addition to Korean Air Menus on Long Flights

D-Bo, Dec. 12, 2013, 1:25 p.m.

Choosing your airline used to not be as difficult before, but now with dinner options, you might have to start considering just which flight you would like to take. Korean Air will begin to offer a full on Korean menu for first-class passengers on longer flights.

The airline announced on Wednesday that first-class passengers aboard their flights will soon have the luxury of enjoying a full-course Korean style dinner in their seats! Business class fliers will be able to enjoy the same menu during the beginning of the next year.

Passengers will get to enjoy appetizers such as chilled veggies, walnut and wild rice porridge, as well as a fresh salad with soybean paste and also plum dressing.

Following this amazing start comes the main dish, a spicy kimchi pork stew and salmon dumplings.

Desert comes last with dried persimmon and sujeonggwa, a customary Korean fruit punch which features persimmon, cinnamon, and ginger.

"We will serve authentic traditional Korean food in a high-end style that can be enjoyed by both Koreans and foreigners alike. As a global airline, we want to help promote Korean cuisine to the rest of the world," Cho Hyun-ah stated, Korean Air's executive vice president, who also oversees the airline’s in-flight meal business.

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