Extension of Global Delta Air Lines Contract
Neu-Isenburg, Germany / Irving, U.S. LSG Sky Chefs, the worlds largest provider of in-flight services, announced today that the company has secured a four-, respectively five-year contract with Delta Air Lines at a total of 39 locations, including the U.S. (27 locations), Belgium, Italy, Mexico, South Korea, Turkey, South Africa, Panama, Guam and Saipan within the framework of a global tender process.
LSG Sky Chefs has been partnering with Delta on a global basis since 2005. Services include traditional catering and commissary, plus Buy-on-Board products for some U.S. domestic flights. The airline operates two service classes on domestic routes, and three on some international routes. In total, LSG Sky Chefs provide catering services to about 1,035 flights per day.
Delta Air Lines has embarked on a growth plan and is positioned as a trend-setter for domestic airlines in the United States, said Pat Berkelbaugh, LSG Sky Chefs SVP Sales and Services North America region. This extension will allow us to explore further business opportunities with this important customer.
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.