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 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. www.lsg-group.com