Air Culinaire Worldwide Names VP Flight Attendant Services

Tampa, Florida (Aug. 14, 2013) – In-flight catering provider Air Culinaire Worldwide has named John Detloff as Vice President, Flight Attendant Services to spearhead and enhance ongoing efforts to develop a comprehensive program to meet the evolving and expanding needs of corporate flight attendants.

In his role, Detloff will serve as the company’s liaison to the flight attendant community and will work to develop tailored order processes, as well as new menu assortment and training. A veteran of the flight catering industry, Detloff specializes in training corporate flight attendants. He will report directly to Cliff Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Air Culinaire Worldwide®.

“We know that flight attendants are a vital crew member and their knowledge and creativity often make the trip,” said Smith. “The addition of John represents our ongoing commitment to the flight attendant community and is central to our vision of redefining the in-flight catering experience.”

“The corporate flight attendant’s role is expanding and they are under tremendous pressure to perform,” Paul Schweitzer, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing. “They are managing ever-increasing passenger requests, and as the face of the crew to the passengers, they are in need of solutions to help them when the unforeseen occurs. John will work closely with the flight attendant community to develop tailored solutions that will allow them to demonstrate their immense value in ensuring the safe and successful outcome of a flight.”

Flight attendants interested in sharing their input regarding what needs to be incorporated into a global in-flight catering program are encouraged to contact Air Culinaire Worldwide via e-mail at

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 16 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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