LSG Sky Chefs Enters Deal with Czech Airlines

June 18, 2009

Neu-Isenburg, Germany — LSG Sky Chefs is starting a new cooperation with Czech Airlines. As of October 2009, the airline’s entire in-flight equipment will be provided, distributed and managed by LSG Sky Chefs as a customized solution.

The equipment design developed by LSG Sky Chefs is characterized by its close tiein to the brand values of Czech Airlines. The management of the supply chain of the in-flight equipment will be handled by SkylogistiX, LSG Sky Chefs’ joint-venture with Kühne + Nagel, using clear service guidelines ensuring the highest degree of availability worldwide and minimum consumption rates. The new service concepts will be used on all short, mid and long-haul flights of the carrier’s fleet of 51 aircraft serving 104 destinations.

"Our decision to choose LSG Sky Chefs as our new equipment supplier is based on their expertise and reliable performance in managing in-flight equipment," adds Frantisek Sir, Executive Director Supply Chain Management, at Czech Airlines. "The team showed us a great deal of dedication during the tender process and convinced us with products characterized by creativity and efficiency. We look forward to this new partnership."

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.