SPIRIANT Extends Contract with Czech Airlines
Neu-Isenburg, Germany – SPIRIANT, a leading provider of airline equipment solutions and subsidiary of the LSG Group, has extended its contract with Czech Airlines (CSA). The deal covers the supply of most of CSA’s in-flight product portfolio, encompassing approximately 120 items. At the same time, SPIRIANT’s subsidiary SkylogistiX, an expert in equipment logistics, will continue to offer CSA their supply-chain management services. The range of products supplied and managed is extensive and includes chinaware, glassware, rotable plastic trays, textiles, comfort items, galley equipment and amenity kits.
Working with its partner airlines, Czech Airlines offers its customers regular connections to/from more than 90 destinations in 45 countries worldwide in the 2016/2017 winter season.
“We have enjoyed working with SPIRIANT in the past and look forward to our continued collaboration,” said Czech Airlines’ Director Ground Operations Management, Václav Válek. “The option of receiving a complete service that includes a comprehensive product selection combined with logistic capabilities has proven very successful during our time working together.”
“We are proud to have satisfied Czech Airlines with our products and supply chain management services for close to a decade,” points out SPIRIANT’s Prague-based Branch Manager, Jana Martinska. “We were more than happy to invest in the further optimization of our local logistics services and IT processes. We also moved our warehouse to make our services for CSA even more efficient, and look forward to a continued mutually beneficial relationship.”
SPIRIANT, an LSG Group subsidiary, is a renowned provider of equipment solutions for airlines worldwide, ranging from design to logistics. Its in-house design studio and global network of experts have won a number of international awards, including the red dot design award best of the best, iF product design award, observeur du design and the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards.
SkylogistiX is a leading logistics expert, management partner and provider of best-in-class 3PL services and neutral 4PL solutions. It is an independent joint venture with Kuehne + Nagel, which is majority owned by SPIRIANT. SkylogistiX brings innovation into the in-flight service supply chain through superior technology, dedicated expertise and a global presence.
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.