“"I've got a list of corporations that have gotten out of their airplanes [because of criticism from politicians]. It is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. When you look at the time and cost savings; it does not make sense not to fly [privately]. You can't let public perception interfere with your business decision to fly. It either is a good business decision or it isn't."”
Haute Cuisine: Jumbo prawns
The dish: Jumbo prawns hand-rubbed in a selection of dried chilis and served with mangoes, tomatoes, cucumbers and cotilla cheese with choice of dressing.
The caterer: In Flight Services, Phoenix, (866) 844-2300.
In Flight is a regional aircraft caterer operating from airports in Arizona (Scottsdale, Phoenix, Deer Valley, Falcon Goodyear and Williams Gateway), Southern California (from Orange County to San Diego) and New Mexico (including Albuquerque and Santa Fe). The company also provides personal shopping services. The caterer-whose clients range from corporations and fractional owners to sports teams and airline charters-provides periodic coaching to flight attendants on such topics as site preparation, wine pairing, heating and cooking. While In Flight features an extensive menu, it does accommodate custom orders. It will supply VIP silverware, glassware, china and linen upon request.