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 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.