Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Aviation, Airline & Aerospace(Travel & Tourism)
Filter PR by
  
Finnair Reassumes Control of Flight Meal Services to Improve Nordic Customer Experience
 

 

13 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Finnair will reassume the control and responsibility of preparing and developing the meals for their flights as part of Finnair’s operations. Finnair and its meal service provider LSG Sky Chefs have signed an agreement with which the catering company LSG Sky Chefs Finland Oy operating at Helsinki Airport will be transferred under the control of Finnair. Since November 2016 Finnair and LSG have been negotiating about new forms of cooperation as the LSG Group does not exercise its purchase option of LSG Sky Chefs Finland Oy. The closing date is still subject to final approval of the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority.

In the future, LSG Sky Chefs Finland Oy’s name will be Finnair Kitchen Oy and it will become a part of Finnair’s Customer Experience unit. Mikko Tainio has been appointed as the company’s Managing Director. He has previously been responsible for Finnair’s ground operations services. 

“It will be great to have Finnair Kitchen as part of Finnair. Finnair is in the process of executing its growth strategy and Nordic customer experience is a cornerstone of our strategy. Inflight meal and beverage services are significant for our customer experience, and developing this experience is a crucial part of our strategy. Now we have better possibilities to develop our service according to our Nordic vision.  We will also continue to develop and accelerate our operations,” says Mikko Tainio, Managing Director of Finnair Kitchen Oy.  

“In the past years we have achieved a lot in establishing a lean production, upgrading operational processes and ensuring a high quality level. We hand over an efficient catering operation and look forward to our future partnership with Finnair as Finnair is and remains an important customer for LSG Group in many areas,“ says Dirk Kühnemund who is stepping down as Managing Director of LSG Sky Chefs Finland Oy. 

LSG Sky Chefs Oy has been under the control LSG since 2012. The change does not have significant effect on Finnair’s operative or financial results. The LSG Finland employees (approx. 500 people) will be transferred to the service of Finnair Kitchen after the authority approval.

 

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4185 times
PR Category : Travel & Tourism
Posted on : Thursday, April 13, 2017  3:16:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Turkish Airlines Adds Voronezh, Russia as its 298th Destinat...
Next Story : Clear, Safe and Consistent Operating Environments are Needed...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Michael Kors Launches Capsule Kaftans and Handbags for Middle Eastern Markets [15506-Views]
Wake Up to Healthier, Hydrated Nails: Sally Hansen Launches Moisture Rehab™ Overnight Nail... [14060-Views]
Kérastase Paris launches natural and luxurious Aura Botanica line in the GCC [11291-Views]
Wellbeing Medical Centre - ULTRAFORMER III Best and latest Anti-Ageing treatments [10834-Views]
LG captivates the imagination of the MEA design community with revolutionary OLED signage [10687-Views]
Finally a Body that fits you! Cryolipolysis Fat Freeze [10291-Views]
Sandro Announces Expansion within The Middle East [9961-Views]
Performance for the passionate: Nikon D7500 is ready to exceed expectations for photograph... [9522-Views]
New York-Based Urban Artist creates masterpiece at Shoeciti in Dubai [8125-Views]
Introducing JOHNSON'S® NEW Vita-Rich range with Cocoa Butter [7552-Views]
Middle East and African beauty and personal care market to grow to US$34.5 billion by 2021... [7326-Views]
Dubai Design & Fashion Council Launches DDFC Membership to Support Sustainable Development... [7241-Views]
Volume Reveal mascara Ultra Black Collection [7168-Views]
COÉGA Sunwear Teams Up With GO Sport on Exclusive SS17 Swimwear Collection [7039-Views]
IKEA Introduces Limited Edition ‘Art Event 2017' Contemporary Drawing Collection [6893-Views]
Chloé eyewear introduces the new "Nola" sunglasses collection [6814-Views]
Doha Bank Re-ignites Qatar's Property Market with New Loan Offer at 3.99% with 12 Months P... [6594-Views]
Ulysse Nardin Marine Regattav [6344-Views]
du Football Champions awarded Gold for its successful engagement of UAE youth [6289-Views]
Win up to 30 Kilos of Gold in 18 Days at Malabar Gold & Diamonds [6240-Views]
Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi Steers Peugeot 3008DKR to Victory [6185-Views]
New INFINITI Q60 sports coupe: designed and engineered to perform [6155-Views]
Interstuhl launches VINTAGEis5 chair in the GCC [5838-Views]
Al-Futtaim Motors launches the UAE's first hybrid truck [5667-Views]
UAE Exchange Hiring on-the-spot at Careers UAE [5545-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories