in Flight Services & Support

EgyptAir and Lufthansa's LSG Sky Chefs renew catering deal

Posted 26 October 2017 · Add Comment

EgyptAir and Lufthansa's LSG Sky Chefs have renewed a seven-year commercial partnership that includes catering and in-flight services agreement.

The deal marks the continuation of more partnerships between both sides, with a joint venture possibly being the next step, said Safwat Musallam, Chairman, and CEO of EgyptAir Holding. The two airlines are also looking into boosting cooperation that would contribute to more investments in the passengers’ services and many other fields.

“We see this as a step of developing further opportunities. Both our senior teams met to discuss further ways in which we can develop and strengthen our partnership over time,” said Musallam.

As part of this partnership, the seven-year catering deal will see Lufthansa’s LSG Sky Chefs provide catering services to EgyptAir Airlines to some vital markets and destinations. This will make LSG the largest provider of catering services to EgyptAir . 

Sherif el-Maghloub said that EgyptAir In-Flight Services, a leading catering service provider in Egypt, found this cooperation a suitable opportunity for increasing its market share through investing in the new company and enhancing its potentials and to inject funds and investments that are compatible with the country's policy of attracting foreign capital and improving investment.   

“I am convinced that we will see a phase of more rationalisation. I think this industry needs to see a healthier relationship between offer and demand, and I’m optimistic we will see this in the years to come,” said El-Maghloub.

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Paramount Group’s Mbombe 4x4 meets NATO STANAG 4569

Paramount Group has announced that the Mbombe 4x4, the newest addition to its advanced Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) family of vehicles, has received final certification for the independently verified blast tests which exceeded

IATA Regional Aviation Forum opens in Nairobi

The IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Nairobi was officially opened this morning by Aaron Munetsi, director of government and international affairs – AFRAA.

IATA Forum: The importance of air transport in Kenya

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented its latest study on the economic value of air transport and tourism to Kenya at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Nairobi and identified opportunities for significant

EgyptAir in codeshare with United Airlines

EgyptAir has entered a codeshare agreement with United Airlines.

Desert dust’s open season on engines

Maintenance trends in Africa map the prevailing weather conditions. During the Harmattan season, for example, MROs usually notice a spike in engine-related events.

Ethiopian launches ‘Feel Addis’ app

Passengers flying Ethiopian with layover between 8 and 24 hours in Addis Ababa are set to have their end-to-end layover experience transformed in a whole new way with the launch of the airline’s digitised transit package dubbed Feel

AVAFA20SK2207050320
See us at
AVAFA20BT2207050320AVMENA20 BT1309100620MEBAA BT2006260919Dubai AS BT2006211119