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Delta Airlines - gluten-free Meals Out Of Atlanta
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MaryJones2    13

I've travelled on Delta many times where meals were served over the past two years. Every single time I am served Kellogg's Corn Flakes for the breakfast meal and wheat crackers and/or regular bread with the other gluten-free meals (dinner is always plain white rice and a plain chicken breast). All of the meals are wrapped in plastic and clearly marked GFML. I have only had this issue out of Atlanta and have contacted the company who responded that they would research it. I just wanted to give a warning for those who may be on long international flights out of Atlanta that you might want to pack additional food. All of the other Delta flights have great gluten-free meals (often including bread) so it's obviously an issue with the Atlanta caterer.

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tgrahek    1

What a shame that you have had such bad luck with Delta. We flew from Atl to Buenos Aires overnight a few weeks ago and had an issue- our flight was cancelled and our gluten free info was not transferred to our new flight. Of course we had emergency food on hand since it was a 10 hour flight but it's not the same as a hot meal. The flight attendant felt awful and brought my daughters all of the strawberries they could eat. After reading your post, maybe it worked out for us after all- a meal with bread would have been even more frustrating than no meal at all.

From Buenos Aires to Atl we had great food and no problems.

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MaryJones2    13

Yeah it's always out of Atlanta never coming back! It's happened a dozen times over the past 2 years. I was on a 16 hour flight right after the reintroduced gluten-free meals and they didn't load it. Fortunately, I packed food. Haven't not had a meal in a few years so that's progress I suppose. I was completely surprised I got a positive response that they would look into it. I've complained every time and this is the first time they've responded.

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