LSG Sky Chefs Extends Global Business with Japan Airlines
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 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.