Czech Airlines In-flight Refreshments

Short-Haul Flights across Europe and to the Near East

Business Class

Our premium clients travelling Business Class enjoy top-quality refreshments included in the ticket price on all flights operated by us across Europe and to the Near East. Based on the time of day and the aircraft used on the route, we serve breakfasts, hot or cold menus in Business Class on porcelain. On board, we will offer you a menu from the particular time-of-day selection. If you prefer vegetarian food, please do not forget to place your order in advance.

Flights with Departures before 10 am 

Irrespective of the type of aircraft used to service the route, we offer, alongside traditional welcome drinks, cold breakfasts, featuring a starter, a cold meal, dessert and a fresh pastry, on all Czech Airlines-operated short-haul flights with departures before 10 am local time. If you prefer vegetarian food, please do not forget to place your order in advance. If a route is operated exclusively by jet-engine aircraft, salad will be offered with breakfast. You will also be able to choose hot and cold soft and alcoholic drinks on offer.

Flights with Departures after 10 am

Alongside traditional welcome drinks, our crew will offer you hot menus, featuring a starter, a hot meal, salad, dessert, a fresh pastry and butter, including unlimited selection of hot and cold soft and alcoholic drinks, on all our flights across Europe and to the Near East with departures after 10 am local time operated exclusively by jet-engine aircraft irrespective of the duration of the flight. If you prefer vegetarian food, please do not forget to place your order in advance.

On our flights with departures after 10 am local time on routes operated by turboprop-engine aircraft or a combination of turboprop and jet-engine aircraft, we will offer you cold menus, featuring a starter, a cold meal, dessert, a fresh pastry and butter, including unlimited selection of hot and cold soft and alcoholic drinks. If you prefer vegetarian food, please do not forget to place your order in advance.

Order Your Vegetarian Menu in Advance

If you wish to be served vegetarian food in-flight, you can book the menu when buying a ticket provided you do so via our website. You can also do it later using the MY BOOKINGS application. If you do not find the time to choose a menu at least 24 hours prior to the departure of your flight, we will offer you a menu on board from the standard selection for the given time of day.

Economy Class

We only provide passengers with tickets purchased under the FLEX price package with free in-flight refreshments on our routes across Europe and to the Near East. Passengers with tickets purchased under the LITE or PLUS price packages can order our GOURMET MENUs in advance or purchase light snacks and drinks on board.

Light Snacks Included in Ticket Price

If you hold a ticket purchased under the FLEX price package, aboard the aircraft, we will serve you a light snack in a box, comprising a fresh Ciabatta bread with chicken meat, a piece of chocolate or biscuit and water, as your free in-flight refreshments. If you wish to get hot or cold GOURMET MENU service, you can buy it in-flight. In such case, we will serve you only the meal you purchased during your flight.

Order Hot or Cold Meals in Advance

Passengers with tickets purchased under the LITE and PLUS or FLEX price packages can now order our hot and cold meals offered as part of the GOURMET MENU service based on their preferences, provided they do so at a minimum 24 hours before departure. Every purchased menu also includes three drinks which will be offered on board: a soft drink, an alcoholic drink (beer or wine) and a hot drink. Order GOURMET MENU online here.

BISTRO-ON-BOARD Paid In-Flight Refreshments

Did you not have the chance to order your breakfast or a hot or cold GOURMET MENU before departure? Would you like to get a drink or a light snack during your flight? During all regular Czech Airlines and Smartwings-operated flights, you can select from the BISTRO-ON-BOARD offer and purchase, for example, paniniquinoa-couscous with vegetables, French quiche or penne arrabbiata, which will be heated on board by the crew upon request. The offer also includes stuffed baguettes, a tapas snack box with Serrano ham, chorizo, tomato-oregano dip and crackers or cheesecake and macaroonsassorted fresh doughnuts, alongside a selection of sweet and savoury snacks, such as chocolate sticks, crisps, cheese bites, pickled olives and, peanuts & smoked almonds or cashew nuts. You can also order hot and cold soft and alcoholic beverages, including traditional Czech lager beer, wine and Champagne. On top of that, there are several menu deals. Please note, the selection of hot meals may be limited on some there is a unique offer available on ATR aircraft-operated flights, the individual items of which may vary. The offer is available for download HERE.

You can pay for your in-flight purchases of refreshments with cash in Czech crowns (CZK) or Euros (EUR) or use VISA and MasterCard payment cards. 20 Euro-cent is the smallest coin accepted with cash payments in Euros. If you pay cash using Czech crowns, we will accept all valid circulated coins from CZK 1.

BISTRO-ON-BOARD in-flight refreshments are offered on all regular Czech Airlines and Smartwings-operated short haul routes across Europe, to the Near and Middle East and to North Africa, but not on medium- and long-haul flights.

The current BISTRO-ON-BOARD in-flight refreshments offers are available for download as follows:

  • Jet-engine aircraft-operated flights HERE
  • ATR aircraft-operated flights HERE