LSG Sky Chefs and Alaska Airlines Extend Contract
Neu-Isenburg, Germany Alaska Airlines has extended its partnership with LSG Sky Chefs, the world’s largest provider of in-flight services.
As part of this contract extension agreement, LSG Sky Chefs will continue to provide catering, equipment logistics services and exclusive food-for-purchase options for 25 locations across North America, with an average of 280 catered departures per day. In addition, the contract covers the provision of menu design, procurement and specifications, as well as equipment management and supply chain services to sustain a complete service provider relationship
throughout the system.
"Alaska Airlines recognizes its longstanding relationship with LSG Sky Chefs, said Joe Sprague, Vice President, Marketing Alaska Airlines. We look forward to our continued partnership throughout this new agreement, as we keep working to provide top quality food services to our customers while making the aircraft catering process even more efficient."
Pat Berkelbaugh, Senior Vice President Sales and Services at LSG Sky Chefs North America, added, "We are pleased to be Alaskas preferred caterer and we are excited to grow and strengthen our business partnership with this key customer. This contract renewal pays tribute to our ability to build solid relationships in which we can continually improve our model in order to better support the customer."
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at ww.alaskaair.com/newsroom.
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.