As a matter of convenience for the corporation and as part of the ongoing “harmonization” between the UA and CO subsidiaries, the company will be discontinuing low volume dietary meal categories.
The meals that will no longer be available include:
Low Calorie (LCML)
Low Fat/Cholesterol (LFML)
Low Sodium (LSML)
Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian (VLML)
In addition, special meals will no longer be available in any class on most domestic flights in addition to Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Special meals will be available in the premium cabins in select domestic markets to include flights from New York (JFK) & Newark (EWR) to/from San Francisco and Los Angeles as well as on flights to Hawaii.
The following special meal types will continue to be available:
Gluten Intolerant (GFML)
Hindu Vegetarian (HNML)
Asian Vegetarian (AVML)
Vegan (Strict) Vegetarian (VGML)
In addition to these meals, the lighter choice and salad meal options will continue to be available only to pilots and Flight Attendants.
Pictured above is an example of a low-calorie meal served on a United Airlines flight.