LSG Sky Chefs Awarded Global Contract Extension with United Airlines
Irving, Texas, U.S., March 29, 2018 – LSG Sky Chefs, the catering and hospitality brand within the LSG Group, has extended a catering contract with United Airlines, covering 24 locations worldwide, making LSG Sky Chefs the largest single provider of catering services for United. The new contract encompasses a three-year catering agreement, including 23 retained locations and one new location in Amsterdam (AMS), to be serviced from the LSG Sky Chefs Brussels’ (BRU) facility.
The new agreement covers a global span of six countries, including Belgium, China, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands and United States. This new agreement is in addition to the current existing business of 21 locations serviced for United, thereafter taking the total number of locations worldwide to 45 cities, with more than 900 flights per day.
“This extended contract of retained locations and award of a new location further solidifies our longstanding commitment and strategic partnership with United Airlines,” says Dale Messling, the company’s Key Account Manager for United Airlines. “We sincerely appreciate the trust United has instilled in LSG Sky Chefs and remain dedicated to providing them in the highest standards in service and quality.”
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.