Extension of significant American Airlines Business
LSG Sky Chefs has been awarded the catering business for American Airlines at its Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport hub location in Texas.
With this new contract, the caterer has secured American Airlines’ business on almost 200,000 flights a year. Along with this award, LSG Sky Chefs also extended its contracts with American at the following locations: Anchorage, Alaska; Austin, Texas; El Paso, Texas; Fort Myers, Fla.; Panama City, Fla.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; San Francisco; Salt Lake City; Tulsa, Okla.; and Tucson, Ariz.
“We are extremely pleased that we have been able to build on our long-standing partnership with American Airlines,” said Pat Berkelbaugh, Senior Vice President Sales and Services LSG Sky Chefs North America region. “The fact that American Airlines has just recently upgraded its catering levels and also further extended their Food for Sale program to an à la carte menu choice shows that the airline views inflight service as an important element in their approach to enhancing the overall customer experience.”
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