Extension of significant American Airlines Business
LSG Sky Chefs has been awarded the catering business for American Airlines at its Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport hub location in Texas.
With this new contract, the caterer has secured American Airlines’ business on almost 200,000 flights a year. Along with this award, LSG Sky Chefs also extended its contracts with American at the following locations: Anchorage, Alaska; Austin, Texas; El Paso, Texas; Fort Myers, Fla.; Panama City, Fla.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; San Francisco; Salt Lake City; Tulsa, Okla.; and Tucson, Ariz.
“We are extremely pleased that we have been able to build on our long-standing partnership with American Airlines,” said Pat Berkelbaugh, Senior Vice President Sales and Services LSG Sky Chefs North America region. “The fact that American Airlines has just recently upgraded its catering levels and also further extended their Food for Sale program to an à la carte menu choice shows that the airline views inflight service as an important element in their approach to enhancing the overall customer experience.”
The LSG Group is the world’s largest provider of onboard services. These include catering, onboard retail and entertainment, onboard equipment and logistics, consulting and lounge services. The company’s dedication to culinary excellence and expertise in logistics has led to its successful entry into adjacent markets like train services and convenience retail. Its catering activities are marketed under the “LSG Sky Chefs” brand name, through which it delivers 591 million meals a year and is present at 211 airports in 50 countries. In 2015, the companies belonging to the LSG Group achieved consolidated revenues of € 3.0 billion.