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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hellen Lima – Contract Pilot in Tampa

Contract Pilot in Tampa

Today we are providing a whole new perspective to business aviation by sharing our first interview with a pilot. Hellen Lima is a contract pilot based out of Tampa International Airport (KTPA) and DuPage Airport (KDPA) in Chicago, but she is available to commute anywhere within the continental United States. While she has been a pilot for four and a half years, she started her career in aviation as  Read More

Tampa, Florida In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips

Inflight Catering Tampa

Tampa is one of the top destinations in Florida, especially as a winter retreat for residents of colder climates. Like the Caribbean and other tropical locations, peak season for Tampa starts in October and lasts through April. The city celebrates a unique combination of thunderstorms, Cuban heritage and pirates.

Tampa International Airport (KTPA) is the main airport serving the Tampa Bay area. Here you will find two FBOs, Landmark Aviation and Tampa International Jet Center. Tampa Executive Airport (TVDF) is a Read More

Shelli Stapp – Corporate Flight Attendant

Shelli Stapp in Beijing

Shelli Stapp is a corporate flight attendant in California who began her career 11 years ago. She has amazing insight into the most far-flung locations in the world, not only due to her career in private aviation, but also from her travels as a student. Shelli participated in three study abroad programs: University of London Union, Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Beijing University of International Business and Economics, and then graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Loyola Marymount University. Her nine months in Beijing helped Read More

In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for Beijing, China

Inflight Catering Beijing

While China has already seen huge economic growth in our lifetimes, over the next 10 years the country is set to undergo an aviation expansion like none seen before. This level of importance in the global community means that it is valuable to research this booming market. The logical starting point is Beijing (translates to “Northern Capital”), the capital city of the People’s Republic of China, which is home to over 20 million residents.

Due to the very distinct seasons present in Beijing, September and Read More

Lemony Chicken and Orzo Soup Recipe

lemony chicken orzo soup

While fall temperatures are starting to appear in some regions, San Francisco has a mild climate year-round. This makes soup a welcome addition to a healthy meal, no matter the season. In this chicken orzo soup, we have added plenty of greens for flavor and visual appeal. The following recipe makes 1 quart of soup.

Ingredients

Planning Resources for International In-Flight Catering (Part 1)

international inflight catering

As corporate flight attendants, we are often expected to recreate a gastronomic dining experience to rival high-end restaurants from our sometimes limited aircraft galleys. These expectations can put us to the test at times. However, skilled corporate flight attendants are adept at creating seamless in-flight catering miracles!

Before we get to the ordering stage of the process, there are certain factors that should be taken into consideration for Read More

San Francisco Corporate Flight Attendant – Amber Vidal

Amber Vidal - Corporate Flight Attendant

While everyone has seen images of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or heard stories about Alcatraz, Amber Vidal volunteered to provide an inside look at San Francisco. Amber is an Aircare FACTS trained corporate flight attendant based in the San Francisco Bay Area (KSJC, KOAK and KSFO). Amber started her career a year and a half ago and has been busy gaining valuable experience on missions throughout the world.

After graduating from FACTS, Amber has Read More