LSG Sky Chefs Joint Venture In China

Lufthansa subsidiary, LSG Sky Chefs has opened two new joint venture facilities at Lanzhou and Urumqi Airports in partnership with the Hainan Airlines Group.  At Lanzhou’s Zhongchuan Airport (LHW) the LSG Sky Chefs’ customer service centre covers an area of 21,528 sq ft (2,000m²) and employees 91 staff who produce an average of 2,600 meals per day for nine carriers including Hainan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China, Sichuan Airlines, and Shandong Airlines.  Its facility at Urumqi International Airport (URC) is slightly larger at 27,986 sq ft (2,600m²), employs 72 staff who currently serve four carriers including Hainan Airlines and Tianjin Airlines producing an average of 2,000 meals a day for the 20 flights out of URC.