Top QSAI Awards for LSG Sky Chefs
Munich Awarded Best Worldwide Catering Facility
Neu-Isenburg / Germany – LSG Sky Chefs, the worlds largest provider of in-flight services, announced today that three of its facilities received major recognitions at this years QSAI Awards ceremony, held in Santiago de Chile. Additionally, LSG Sky Chefs Munich was awarded Medinas Platinum Medal as best catering facility worldwide. The awards included:
Munich (MUC), Germany Gold Medal for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Platinum Medal for best worldwide airline catering facility according to QSAI standards
Buenos Aires (EZE), Argentina Gold Medal for the Americas
Bonaire (BON), Netherlands Antilles Silver Medal for the Americas
QSAI stands for the Quality and Safety Alliance In-flight Catering Program, which is the first audit program that allows the participating airlines (Aeroflot Russian Airways, Air Canada, Air France, KLM, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Singapore Airlines and Virgin Atlantic) to monitor and improve in-flight food supplier compliance with internationally-recognized standards. The program is developed and managed by auditing company Medina, who presents a total of 10 awards every year.
We are very proud of this outstanding success for LSG Sky Chefs. Munich and Bonaire, a joint venture with Goddard Catering, received the QSAI Award for the third time and Buenos Aires for the second time in a row, said Jochen Müller, LSG Sky Chefs Chief Operating Officer. Munich receiving the worldwide Platinum award and the regional Gold Medal makes us very proud. These recognitions demonstrate our commitment to consistently deliver high quality products to our airline customers and their passengers.
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.