Posted on: 30 October 2013 by Mark Howells
gategroup has been selected as the successful bidder for an additional five-year term to provide the complete end-to-end retail programme and the provision of crew catering across easyJet’s entire network.
The total value of this business to gategroup is anticipated to be in excess of CHF800 million in revenues.
“We are proud to be a strategic partner for easyJet and look forward to continuing our long-standing business relationship with this key customer well into the future,” commented Caroline Ulbrich, president of Gate Retail Onboard, which delivers gategroup’s onboard retail solutions globally.
Driving ancillary revenue for the airlines, Gate Retail Onboard will continue to manage the current retail programme with gategroup brands Supplair, eGate Solutions, Gate Gourmet, deSter and Gate Aviation Services all providing services to easyJet. “The scope of this business validates gategroup’s strategy of maintaining a brand portfolio that provides end-to-end solutions to the travel industry and demonstrates the cross-selling power of its brands,” added Ulbrich.