Aircare International and Air Culinaire Worldwide Team Up to Provide Food Safety Training for Business AviationJune 30, 2015 by Stacey Farooqui
Tucson, Arizona (June 30, 2015) –Aircare International announced today at the NBAA’s Flight Attendants / Flight Technicians Conference that they have teamed with Air Culinaire Worldwide to provide food safety training to business aviation crewmembers. The training options, which include safety food handling, gluten-free cooking, and a guide to food allergies, will be available through Aircare’s FACTS Training program online. The courses are also available through Air Culinaire Worldwide in a classroom setting.
“Aircare FACTS Training is world-renowned for providing the best crewmember safety training available to business aviation,” said John Detloff, Vice President, Flight Attendant Services, Air Culinaire Worldwide. “Teaming with Aircare is a natural fit and ensures that our high standards for training are continuously met.”
The two companies will also leverage the new business relationship to provide catering and service instruction for initial cabin crew indoctrination training, as well as advanced service training during Aircare FACTS classes. This includes the installation of food prep stations at Aircare’s west coast training facility in Long Beach, California.
“We’re very excited about being able to take our cabin crew service training to a new level with Air Culinaire Worldwide,” said Brian Hayvaz, Vice President of Operations for Aircare International. “The cabin crews we train are going the be the safest and most prepared in our industry.”
Safe food handling and food allergens are a serious concern aboard business aircraft where limited preparation space and the isolated nature of travel, especially on long-haul flights, can pose serious health dangers to passengers and crew. Aircare FACTS Training teaches crewmembers how to deal with emergencies, including medical emergencies as part of their courses.
About Air Culinaire Worldwide
Air Culinaire Worldwide, a Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. company, serves in-flight catering to hundreds of airport locations across the globe. Since 2000, business and private aviation operators have relied upon the organization. With 20 owned-and-operated kitchens and hundreds of associate catering partners on six continents, business aviation organizations receive the total in-flight catering experience from one resource: Air Culinaire Worldwide. For more information on Air Culinaire Worldwide and access to resources such as menus, articles with tips and suggestions to improve a total in-flight catering experience, visit www.airculinaireworldwide.com, or call +1 (813) 449-6000.
About Aircare International
Aircare International specializes in medical, safety and emergency related training, services and products for business aviation. Aircare International products include Aircare FACTS® Training for crew member emergency procedures training; Aircare Crews® Staffing, providing a staffing solution for pilots and flight attendants; Aircare Access® Assistance, providing 24-7-365 tele-medical assistance and support services; and Majestic Aerotech, a part 145 repair station for medically related aerospace products. More information can be found at www.aircareinternational.com, or call +1 (360) 754-9805.
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