LSG Sky Chefs now present in Sofia, Bulgaria
Neu-Isenburg, Germany - LSG Sky Chefs, the worlds largest provider of in-flight services, added a new location to its global network: Sofia (SOF), Bulgaria. The company, called Silver Wings, is a joint venture with Bulgaria Air Group and Alpha Group / Dnata.
The newly built 2,500 square-meter facility was officially opened yesterday. The 130 employees working there currently provide catering services for hub carrier Bulgaria Air, Qatar, Lufthansa and British Airways. In addition, the team has been providing services for low-cost-carrier Wizz Air successfully for many years. The facility has a total capacity of 6,000 meals per day.
We are very happy to have added Sofia to our network, said Nils Taubert, Managing Director Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS countries. This is a great expansion opportunity as the Balkan region represents an area with very good growth potential.
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.