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Korean Air First Class In-Flight DishesKorean Air has received top honors for its food and beverage service from Global Traveler in the magazine’s 2024 Leisure and Lifestyle Travel Awards.

The carrier won the best airline onboard menu for its First Class cabin, chalking up another win for its catering program. The airline previously won best airline cuisine, among other awards, in Global Traveler’s 2023 Tested Reader Survey awards.

Depending upon the route and season, the airline offers such menu choices as roasted Chilean sea bass with vermouth sauce, spicy beef short rib stew, spicy buckwheat noodles and traditional Korean bibimbap.

Global Traveler is a U.S.-based monthly luxury travel magazine and conducts annual surveys in which its online and offline subscribers vote for the best companies in travel-related categories. This is the 12th year the magazine has conducted its leisure travel survey.

Korean Air’s continued recognition can be attributed to its ongoing investment and focus on service enhancements. Last year, the airline introduced vegan menu options based on traditional Korean temple cuisine. It also has a diverse selection of pre-order meals including vegetarian, glucose-free and children’s selections.

The airline also refined its wine program with the guidance of internationally renowned sommelier Marc Almert, and introduced more than 50 new wines to its award-winning collection.

Korean Air continues to be recognized worldwide for its efforts to enhance customer service. Last year, the airline was awarded a Skytrax 5-star airline rating for the second consecutive time, an APEX 5-star global airline rating for the seventh consecutive year, and named Best Business and First Class Airline in the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards.