““When I made the film The Invention of Lying, they gave me a private jet for getting back and forth between New York and London. I thought, ‘I will never use it’ but I ended up using it every weekend. You turn up, right, and the airport is completely empty. I mean, there’s just someone at the desk and then the pilot, who says, ‘Are you ready to go?’ and you say, ‘Don’t you want to see my passport?’ and he goes, ‘Oh yeah, I suppose I’d better.’” ”
ARenowned Steakhouse Chain Takes Flight
The Air Culinaire chain of business aviation caterers has announced a partnership with the nationwide Morton's Restaurant Group that will allow customers in 12 of its 14 U.S. markets to order from Morton's menu of steaks, as well as seafood, appetizers and more. With 24 hours' notice, the Air Chef-owned Air Culinaire chain will coordinate the logistics, packaging, delivery and onboard service for each Morton's order.
Meanwhile, Air Culinaire International has opened in London to serve airports in its metropolitan area. The facility is the first Culinaire kitchen outside the U.S.