Articles tagged “gategroup”

Singaporean Investment Firm Could Be a Big Winner From HNA Group’s Selling Spree

Singaporean Investment Firm Could Be a Big Winner From HNA Group’s Selling Spree

David Fickling, Bloomberg

Singapore's Temasek Holdings could become a juggernaut in airline catering if it buys Gategroup and Swissport from HNA Group. Nobody is quite sure if the price is right, even though HNA Group is ready to sell.

1 year ago

HNA Asset Sales Hit Speed Bump Over Canceled Airline Caterer IPO

HNA Asset Sales Hit Speed Bump Over Canceled Airline Caterer IPO

Prudence Ho, Bloomberg

HNA Group has always been something of a complicated beast and it looks like this has scared off potential investors worried about the lack of clarity surrounding the Swiss airline catering IPO.

1 year ago

Complications of Getting Catering to the Plane — Airline Innovation Report

Complications of Getting Catering to the Plane — Airline Innovation Report

Brian Sumers, Skift

Are you upset some airlines charge $3 for a soda? There's a reason prices are higher than at a convenience store. It's not easy or cheap to get provisions onto an aircraft.

2 years ago

Airline Food Conundrum – Paid Meals Winning Out Over Freebies

Airline Food Conundrum – Paid Meals Winning Out Over Freebies

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airline food isn't always tasty, but passengers probably shouldn't compare it to what they find in a restaurant. Delivering food to an aircraft is a logistical challenge, and it's amazing the system works as well as it does.

2 years ago

Largest Airline Caterer to Fire 300 Workers as In-Flight Trends Trigger Wider Loss

Largest Airline Caterer to Fire 300 Workers as In-Flight Trends Trigger Wider Loss

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

With low-cost carriers and network airlines skimping on menu offerings it isn't the greatest time to be in the airline catering business, as Gategroup Holding AG is finding out.

4 years ago