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 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