Air Culinaire Worldwide Announces First Commercial Aviation Crew Meal Program with Southwest Airlines

Air Culinaire Worldwide

Tampa, Florida (July 21, 2017) – Air Culinaire Worldwide announced today the in-flight caterer’s first foray into catering crew meals for a commercial airline. This was accomplished by Southwest Airlines awarding an in-flight catering for crew meals contract, effective immediately.

“We are thrilled to partner with Air Culinaire Worldwide to provide meals to our Crews on international flights,” said Craig Drew, Southwest Airlines Sr. Vice President Air Operations. “It was important that we select an established vendor with a successful history of providing meals internationally, and Air Culinaire Worldwide hit the mark.”

Air Culinaire Worldwide will be providing catered crew meals to Southwest Airline’s crew members on flights throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. The in-flight caterer has tapped into its extensive network of in-flight catering partners around the globe, referred to as the Air Culinaire Worldwide Network (ACW Network), that work with Air Culinaire Worldwide to provide their clients a single point of contact for catering at over 1800 airports worldwide.

“We are excited to be able to provide Southwest Airlines crewmembers with meals in 15 locations in Mexico and the Caribbean, including Cuba, which is an emerging destination for United States flights,” said Saverio Mongelli, Vice President of Sales, Air Culinaire Worldwide.

For more information on Air Culinaire Worldwide and access to resources such as menus, information on flight crew culinary training, and articles with tips and suggestions to improve a total in-flight catering experience, visit, or call +1 (813) 449-6000.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 22 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.

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Stacey Farooqui
+1 (813) 449-6024

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