LSG Sky Chefs Extends Joint Venture in Luanda, Angola
Neu-Isenburg, Germany, April 5, 2018 – LSG Sky Chefs, the catering and hospitality brand within the LSG Group, has extended its joint venture partnership in Luanda, Angola, ahead of time for an additional three years.
LSG Sky Chefs TAAG Angola Catering S.A. is a joint venture between LSG Sky Chefs, TAAG Angola Airlines, Angola Air Catering and Luanda Airport (ENANA), and it has been a success story since its launch in June 2012. It is also the market leader at Luanda Airport and its prospects for more growth are good.
The unit, which was originally built with a production area of 2,700 square meters, will be expanded in the coming months. It currently employs some 270 people and caters TAAG, Air France, KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa and TAP flights.
“The extension of the contract is an expression of the partners’ trusting cooperation,” said Alfred Rigler, Head of the Emerging Markets Region at LSG Group. “In addition, the growing business with international airlines shows that we have positioned ourselves as a preferred and trusted partner.”
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.