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 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