LSG Sky Chefs signs lean ageement with Finnair Catering

LSG Sky Chefs, the world's largest provider of quality in-flight catering, today announced that the company has entered a three-years Lean Agreement with Finnair Catering.

November 11, 2004

Under the agreement, Finnair Catering and LSG Sky Chefs will jointly implement Lean manufacturing and logistics processes in Finnair Catering’s two units in Helsinki, and link Finnair Catering to LSG Sky Chefs’ procurement system.

"This agreement is another excellent evidence that Lean principles, which we have implemented throughout LSG Sky Chefs the last two years, is a state of the art initiative and a major basis for our companies’ success in the future´" says Morten Andreasen, Area Senior Vice President Nordic and Eastern Europe. He adds: "And we believe that a proper execution of the agreement is a first step to a more profound cooperation with Finnair in the future." 

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.