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 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