Agreement with AAS Catering, Osaka/Japan
Neu-Isenburg, Germany – The LSG Group has signed an agreement with Osaka-based AAS Catering to provide technical assistance services for their inflight catering business. The agreement will come into effect on June 1, 2017.
AAS Catering’s core business is the provision of inflight meal services in Kansai Airport, but the company also provides ground catering services. The Kansai Airport facility produces up to 25,000 meals per day to customers including Lufthansa, Emirates, Korean Air, KLM, Air China and Hainan Group Airlines. Kansai Airport, located in Osaka Prefecture, is one of the country’s major international hubs with an annual passenger volume of 23 million.
Based on its profound operational experience, global standards and industry-leading quality system, the LSG Group will provide general advice and training in airline catering business and operation.
“We look forward to working with LSG Group and benefitting from their rich knowledge and expertise in order to bring our production to the next level of quality and efficiency,” said Koji Higashiuwatoko, President and CEO AAS Catering.
“We are proud to work with AASC through this technical assistance agreement”, commented HK Cheung, LSG Group’s RCOO Asia-Pacific.
The LSG Group has been present in Asia-Pacific for more than 25 years. Today, its network in the region encompasses 39 wholly-owned or partnership facilities in China, Japan, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, South Korea and Thailand.
The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end onboard products and services for the travel industry. It possesses a strong portfolio of independent expert brands: LSG Sky Chefs (catering and hospitality, including lounges), Retail inMotion (onboard retail), SPIRIANT (onboard equipment) and Evertaste (convenience food). The LSG Group is headquartered in Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt, Germany. In 2017, its almost 35,000 employees achieved consolidated revenues of EUR 3.2 billion. Additionally, the LSG Group has a rich network of joint ventures and partnerships partners around the globe, employing more than 20,000 staff and generating non-consolidated revenues of EUR 1.3 billion. www.lsg-group.com