The LSG Group extends contract with Alaska Airlines
Neu-Isenburg, Germany/Irving, Texas, U.S. – The LSG Group has been able to extend its system-wide contract with Alaska Airlines (AS) for another three years. The agreement covers 40 airports in the United States and Mexico with an average of 3,100 flights per week.
Alaska Airlines is a longstanding customer of the LSG Group that has grown significantly over the years. Since acquiring Virgin America (VX) in 2016, it has become the fifth-largest airline in the U.S. Today, the LSG Group manages the product design, equipment warehousing and distribution for both AS and VX. The company also provides all of the airlines’ shelf-stable boxes and the vast majority of their catering services.
“We have successfully positioned ourselves as an innovative business partner and are supporting AS and VX as they move forward with redesigning their airline by combining the two carriers,” said Dale Messling, LSG Group Key Account Manager AS. “We look forward to further opportunities by offering our future-oriented concepts, which include our Retail inMotion solutions, continued support through SPIRIANT and our Oakfield Farms box solutions.”
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.