Top Five Airline Snacks and Where to Find Them CheapOair Staff November 5, 2010 Air Travel, Travel Tips Flying the snack-friendly airlines It’s no secret that airline food leaves much to be desired. In years past, when you may have gotten an entire meal on a domestic flight, today, you’re lucky to get a bag of peanuts. However, there are some airlines that steal offer snacks that can help the flight more enjoyable. Today we highlight five of the best airline snacks and where to find them. Cathy Pacific, Pork Buns: Cathy Pacific’s Pork Buns are quickly becoming world renowned. A popular dish in Hong Kong, pork buns have made their way onto the airlines with this tasty snack. Take a warm, honey glazed bun, put some barbecued pork in it with a little homemade hoisin sauce, and you have pork buns. Frontier Airlines, Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies: This isn’t just a bag of chocolate chip cookies. These are warm, baked cookies that you just won’t find on any airlines. Formerly a staple of Midwest, once they became Frontier, they decided to keep the cookies; and we sure are glad. Austrian Airlines, Pastries: Austria is known for their delectable pastries and you can now enjoy them on your flight on Austrian Airlines. Not on every flight, you’ll typically find these tasty pastries on flights leaving out from New York City. This is a great snack to enjoy on a long flight. Virgin America, Stacy’s Simply Naked Pita Chips: While sweets make for good airline snacks, it’s good to balance it out with something salty. Virgin America continues to fly high in the food category with their pita chips. Nothing special here, but a nice alternative to the bag of peanuts. Continental Airlines, Cheesecake on a Stick: You just can’t go wrong with cheesecake. Continental has recently introduced a new menu, of which includes a new cheesecake on a stick. The cheesecake is creamy and chocolate-covered, making for happy travelers.