United Airlines

Below are the guidelines United Airlines follows in preparing Gluten Free meals for customers diagnosed with Celiac Disease:

  • Prohibited
    Wheat & wheat flour, barley, oats & rye, sauces, breads, cakes, biscuits, pastry, sausages/sausage meats, pasta, gravy mixes/stock cubes
  • Allowed
    Meat/poultry, fresh fish, rice, fresh fruits & vegetables, corn, salt & pepper, herbs & spices, potatoes, eggs, aged cheese, dairy products, sugars & preserves, margarine, tapioca, vegetable oils, yogurt, dried beans & peas, chocolate


- United Airlines meals are MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) Free.

- Special meals will only be offered on flights where complimentary meals are offered.

- A minimum of 24 hours pre-notice is required for special meal orders.


- When a dietary meal is requested and 2 meals are to be served on a flight, the special meal will be boarded  for both meal services.