LSG Sky Chefs signs joint venture agreement in Sofia, Bulgaria
Neu-Isenburg / Germany – LSG Sky Chefs, the world’s largest provider of in-flight services, has signed a joint venture agreement with national flag carrier Bulgaria Air, in which the caterer holds a minority share.
Under the agreement, the joint venture partners will establish a catering facility at Sofia Airport with initial production volumes of 3,000 meals per day. Bulgaria Air decided to partner with an experienced and renowned caterer in order to fulfill international quality and production standards.
"LSG Sky Chefs continues to expand into new markets with high growth potential," said Alfred Rigler, Chief Operating Officer for Africa, Eastern Europe, India and the Middle East. "We are looking forward to working with Bulgaria Air in Sofia and are excited about our market entry in Bulgaria," he continued.
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.