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 on-board products and 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.