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SPIRIANT Onboard Hospitality Awards

Award Season: Voting for Onboard Hospitality Awards is now open!

SPIRIANT are proud to have entered the Onboard Hospitality Awards once again, with some of our favorite products of 2016. From SkyTrack Trolley Tracking to the Jacob Jensen First Class Kit and our innovative waste-saving solution, we are confident we have some brilliant products ...

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Train Services: Innovations at a second glance

For a catering concept to become a success on board a train, we at the LSG Group have to consider every aspect of the service. Following an in-depth analysis of the competition, train operator’s positioning and passenger segmentation, we invite our existing or potential custome...

WTCE 2016

WTCE Recap: Meet the Classic Business Traveller

Two months into the post-expo phase, we’d like to share another recap video of our exhibition at the WTCE 2016 in Hamburg. In order to help demonstrate how we work with extensive consumer insight to develop a unique inflight experience, we will take you on a long-haul business ...

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WTCE 2016: Connected Passenger Needs in a Changing World

Hello everybody! My name is Michael and I’m Vice President Product at LSG Group. You might have met me in Hamburg recently. As you probably know, earlier this month we were at the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE 2016) where we presented the LSG Group bra...

LSG Sky Chefs | Environmental Report

Environmental Report: Recycling on Board

Hello everyone, Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the glass bottles, PET bottles, paper and other recyclable items used during a flight? Well, you might be surprised to find out that there is actually not a big difference in how these recyclables are handled in your h...

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Culinary Journey: Frozen Delights

Ready-made frozen meals – I was never really a fan. So I was quite skeptical about the product portfolio and the use of frozen meals in airline catering when I visited my colleagues in LSG Sky Chefs’ frozen food facility in Alzey, Germany. But – my colleagues convinced me! ...

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What’s so “special” about special meals?

While people who order special meals always get their food first, I see no reason to surrender the glorious spontaneity of choosing whether to indulge in the fish or tortellini option when the flight attendant comes around. What’s so special about special meals anyways? I was m...

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Airline Buy-on-Board Programs Facing Enhanced Competition from Airports

In looking at the future development of Buy-on-Board, one needs only to keep a close eye on the purchasing behavior of travelers. Recent data reveals airport food and beverage (F&B) offerings increased some nine percent from 2011 to 2012. From Chicago O’Hare to LAX and from...

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The Tomato Juice Mystery

You’ve tried it, haven’t you? You’re one of those 33% of people who orders it on a flight from time to time. Maybe you even order a second glass. But what makes tomato juice so alluring on board? I can’t say I’ve ever quite understood it. I was situating myself with a m...

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A Question of Taste

I succumbed to the tomato juice trend the other week on a flight to Munich and was dumbfounded to find myself ordering a second glass. What I’d been missing! I spotted the drink on a menu a couple days later while out for lunch, and ordered it to the table. Big mistake: to my s...