“"Many years ago, our company founder, Al Conklin, sold a new twin-engine business aircraft to a very successful entrepreneur. He had established a bit of a rapport with the individual and, after the sale, asked him straight out, 'How can you justify the cost of this airplane?' His reply? 'What is the cost of a divorce?'"–David Wyndham, president, Conklin & de Decker”
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.