While most aspects of inflight catering have returned to something resembling normal since those services essentially stopped with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has also changed behind the scenes, as caterers and cabin crews have adopted procedures to protect against the virus. “We are taking all the necessary steps to make sure that everything is clean and sanitized,” noted DaVinci Inflight Training Institute COO John Detloff. “Passengers are realizing they can have that same high-level service as long as the cabin crews and everybody [involved] takes the necessary measures to make sure that food is safe.”
In this week’s episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
John Detloff, chief operations officer for DaVinci Inflight Training Institute
Roger Leeman, vice president of operations for Air Culinaire
With many parts of the world finally emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, flight departments have several considerations for maintaining high standards of safety, service and efficiency as the industry returns to operations.
To commemorate National Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Day across the U.S. on May 24, four business aviation AMTs retrace their professional paths, discuss how the industry has evolved and provide advice for those who may be considering careers in this dynamic field.
So far, only a few business aircraft operators have mandated vaccination as a condition of employment. However, others are considering doing so. The question is, can your employer require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19?