Cathay Dragon Contract Extension at Hong Kong Hub
Hong Kong, China/Neu-Isenburg, Germany, June 5, 2018 – LSG Sky Chefs, the catering and hospitality expert of the LSG Group, is happy to announce that it has extended its catering agreement with Cathay Dragon at their Hong Kong hub for seven years, through 2025.
LSG Sky Chefs has been catering Cathay Dragon in Hong Kong since July 1985, when the airline’s first B737-200A took off from there. Cathay Dragon is the company’s largest custom-er in Hong Kong with over 80 flights per day. It also serves the carrier at eight other locations in the Asia-Pacific region.
The airline is wholly owned by Cathay Pacific Airways. It has a fleet of 24 A330-300s, 8 A321s and 15 A320s covering 53 destinations across Asia-Pacific, including 23 in Mainland China, where it operates about 400 flights a week.
Cathay Dragon offers complementary services onboard, including a wide range of Asian and Western menus, highly focusing on the passenger’s inflight experience. The airline has been recognized as the “Best Airline” – China category for six consecutive years by Skytrax and “Best Regional Airline Asia” in 2011, 2013 and 2015, as well as “World’s Best Regional Air-line” in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015.
“Cathay Dragon is very pleased with the extension of our agreement with LSG Sky Chefs in Hong Kong. Since the very early days of our partnership, LSG Sky Chefs has played a key role in supporting the growth of our airline over the years,” said Algernon Yau, Director Ser-vice Delivery Cathay Pacific and CEO of Cathay Dragon. “We look forward to further working together to deliver a best-in-class catering experience to our customers.”
“This business extension is great evidence of the trust and quality of our decade-long part-nership with Cathay Dragon,” added HK Cheung, Head of LSG Group Asia-Pacific region. “We are highly committed to further leveraging our inflight service expertise to support our valued customer in maintaining its outstanding service levels.”
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.