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Goodbye LSG? [divestiture of Skychef & associated catering go-slow/strike activities]

Goodbye LSG? [divestiture of Skychef & associated catering go-slow/strike activities]

Old Mar 28, 19, 10:36 am
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Goodbye LSG? [divestiture of Skychef & associated catering go-slow/strike activities]

Looks like Lufthansa is looking to sell LSG and Do&Co and Gategroup might bid for the business:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-l...-idUSKCN1R813X
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Old Mar 28, 19, 8:38 pm
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I was aware that something like this would happen in the near future.

Lufthansa started to contract other catering companies in some outstations where LSG Sky Chefs have facilities.
FE: In IAD, LH caters from the Flying Food Group while some carriers such as Alaska Airlines still use LSG Sky Chefs over there.
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Old Mar 29, 19, 12:17 am
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LSG cater the MUC F lounges & do a great job, hope nothing changes there
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Old Mar 29, 19, 12:56 am
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Originally Posted by chris63 View Post
LSG cater the MUC F lounges & do a great job, hope nothing changes there


I even prefer it to the overhyped Do&Co operation at the FRA FC facilities.
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Old Mar 29, 19, 3:08 am
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Originally Posted by worldclubber View Post




I even prefer it to the overhyped Do&Co operation at the FRA FC facilities.
The Pommery Louise makes a positive difference
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Old Mar 29, 19, 3:46 am
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Originally Posted by chris63 View Post
The Pommery Louise makes a positive difference
The presence of Louise makes any room a better place, but I also like the food better. Maybe because I am Bavarian ...
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Old Mar 29, 19, 4:28 am
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Originally Posted by worldclubber View Post
The presence of Louise makes any room a better place, but I also like the food better. Maybe because I am Bavarian ...
The food is excellent & they do ensure local delicacy’s, it’s unbeatable the way it is so I’m hoping it remains as it is.
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Old Apr 12, 19, 8:03 am
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The board cleared the process to invite bids for the complete or partial spin off of LSG. It seems the ideal partner for LH would one that has catering experience (a clear hint for Do&Co). Only 20-25% of LSG's business is to supply LH group operations. Curious to see what happens with LSG subsidiaries like Spiriant.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 1:17 pm
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Catering issues 29 June 2019 FRA airport for LH flights

Apparently a “breakdown of the catering” system meant that there was reduced catering all day out of FRA for LH flights today, 29 June 2019.

Anyone know the root cause of this?
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Old Jun 29, 19, 2:37 pm
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Reduced catering on LH is nothing new, been going downhill for years, astonishing it can be further reduced
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Old Jun 29, 19, 2:45 pm
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Originally Posted by chris63 View Post
Reduced catering on LH is nothing new, been going downhill for years, astonishing it can be further reduced
Easy. They reduced catering from mediocre food to no food!

Still, no worries if you can eat in the lounge and drink champagne in the air.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 2:55 pm
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Originally Posted by MichielR View Post


Easy. They reduced catering from mediocre food to no food!

Still, no worries if you can eat in the lounge and drink champagne in the air.
Fantastic

How very 5* airline

Some of us can enjoy the F lounge facilities so we are fed properly, I pity those less fortunate
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:13 pm
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Just took 2 LH short European flights in business class today. It’s apparently a strike from the catering staff at FRA but the official version is “catering issue due to shortage of staff”. None of the crew on board or at the lounge mentioned strike but when I asked if it actually was one they nodded.... and it’s on until Monday July 1st. I was advised at the senator lounge to write to customer service and ask for refund/ compensation.

On board it’s plastic glasses in J and small sandwiches. Water, coke and coffee tea only. Not sure there’s sandwiches in economy. Apparently long haul flights do have some better catering in all classes.
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Old Jun 29, 19, 3:51 pm
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So it seems that the gourmet cheese/pastrami sandwich(es) have made it to the front of the bus today.

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Old Jun 30, 19, 1:35 am
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Originally Posted by AlicorporateUK View Post
So it seems that the gourmet cheese/pastrami sandwich(es) have made it to the front of the bus today.

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And maybe made before the strike, so even less palatable
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