White Plains, NY (Jan. 6, 2016) – Air Culinaire Worldwide announced today the asset purchase of a state-of-the-art in-flight catering facility, increasing capacity and coverage in the New York / New Jersey region. The new facility will allow Air Culinaire Worldwide to be more responsive when handling the increasing needs for in-flight catering in the region and facilitate last-minute orders out of Westchester County Airport (KHPN / HPN). Air Culinaire Worldwide now has 21 kitchens, including 17 in the United States.

“I am excited to see Air Culinaire Worldwide expand services for the Westchester County Airport, as this will improve services and logistics for our clients,” said Saverio Mongelli, Vice President of Sales. “We look forward to engaging with all of SkyTop’s clients in 2016.”

As part of the acquisition, Air Culinaire Worldwide has retained the current SkyTop team in White Plains. Employees of SkyTop will be training with Air Culinaire Worldwide senior kitchen employees and are welcomed as part of the growing Air Culinaire Worldwide team.

“The New York / New Jersey team is eager to come together with the seasoned aviation culinary team at SkyTop to provide even better service to our clients,” said Erick Arce, General Manager of Air Culinaire Worldwide New York / New Jersey.

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 21 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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