We often refer to the private jet as a time machine. It gives us access to the absolute fastest way to get from point A to point B. While en route, you can work, sleep, relax or have a bite to eat. Let’s talk a little more about the food options offered when booking a jet.
Upon booking, your charter professional most often will ask you if you would like any catering on board your flight. The standard stock on most jets is dry snacks, sodas and bottled water. There is typically no charge for these items. This might be fine for the short flight or one right after dinner, but longer flights might have your stomach growling for more.
Charter providers do not actually prepare the food and are not in the business of creating mile-high culinary delights. They contract local airport catering companies to deliver the food to the jet just prior to departure. Airport catering companies offer a wide range of meals, and at the major airports, there are few requests that cannot be filled. From sandwiches and fruit platters, to exotic sushi and rare wines, most operators and brokers can ensure anything your heart, or stomach, desires is on board the jet when you arrive. That being said, there are a couple things to keep in mind before ordering something to eat on a private flight.
Not all aircraft cabins are designed with meals in mind. Smaller light jets usually will not have any food warming …