LSG Sky Chefs Extends Global Business with Japan Airlines

November 4, 2015

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – LSG Sky Chefs has extended its contract with Japan Airlines (JAL) at Frankfurt, Bangkok, Shanghai-Pudong, Beijing and Vancouver airports. The contract also covers equipment, including cutlery and tableware for Economy and Business Class. Additionally, LSG Sky Chefs has been supplying JAL with frozen Japanese meals in three European locations (Frankfurt, Paris and Helsinki) since September 1, 2015.

JAL Airlines is the second-largest Japanese carrier, and during the past five years it has enjoyed steady growth. Today, the airline has a fleet of 185 aircraft and serves 305 airports in 51 countries. LSG Sky Chefs’ relationship with JAL goes back to the early days of the airline, more than 40 years ago, and it has expanded throughout the years. In addition to the stations mentioned above, the company caters JAL in Guam and London-Heathrow.

“LSG Sky Chefs is an important and indispensable partner in JAL’s aim to be the number one airline in terms of customer preferences. We highly appreciate LSG Sky Chefs’ help and support as we work together towards this goal,” said Mr. Jun Kato, JAL’s Executive Officer of Managing Division Route Marketing.

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.