LSG Sky Chefs Expands Business in the Middle East
Neu-Isenburg, Germany – LSG Sky Chefs announces that it has further expanded its business with long-time customers Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways at several of its worldwide locations.
Middle Eastern airlines represent a very important and strategic customer group for LSG Sky Chefs, which is why the company also recently opened a new sales and marketing office in Dubai, in addition to a branch of SPIRIANT, its equipment and logistics subsidiary. LSG Sky Chefs also introduced a dedicated Halal industry expert, responsible for further developing and deploying the companys Halal strategy throughout the worldwide network.
Although LSG Sky Chefs has had a long physical presence in the region, the decision to have a sales and customer service team close to its key customers is further indication of the companys commitment to further strengthening these relationships and the Middle East in general.
LSG Sky Chefs currently serves Emirates at 18 stations around the globe and at four additional ones in the UK via joint venture Alpha LSG, Qatar Airways at 14 stations with three more via Alpha LSG and Etihad Airways at 11 locations worldwide and one via Alpha LSG.
A reliable service provider with excellent product delivery, consistency and quality is of great importance to these industry-leading airlines, which are recognized for their impeccable service standards around the world, said Niklas Sandor, LSG Sky Chefs Vice President of Sales in the Middle East.
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.