Virgin America Extends Catering Contract with LSG Sky Chefs

December 11, 2013

Irving, USA / Neu-Isenburg – LSG Sky Chefs, the world’s largest provider of quality in-flight catering, announced today that it has extended its catering contract with Virgin America, covering some 18 locations throughout the U.S. and Mexico. LSG Sky Chefs has provided catering and solution services, as well as worked closely with the Virgin America team in the menu planning and design process since the airline’s launch in 2007.
“Throughout our partnership together, our teams have raised the bar in the U.S. domestic catering business,” comments Rob Gallagher, Manager Catering & Onboard Service, Virgin America. “We’re looking forward to continuing our successful partnership over the next years.”
Virgin America is known for its high-quality service and innovative on board offerings, which include complimentary First Class meals and a large assortment of fresh, on-demand menu items for purchase in their Main cabin.
Pat Berkelbaugh, Senior Vice President Sales, adds, “Virgin America continues to provide a comprehensive flying experience with a differentiated approach to “make flying good again”. Their award winning inflight offerings include video entertainment to diverse menu selections.  We look forward to providing Virgin America premier catering and solutions, as well as growing with them to further enhance their total service package.”

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.