Norwegian and gategroup extend partnership

Written by: Felicity Stredder |
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A long-term global partnership agreement for the supply of inflight catering and retail services has been signed between Gate Gourmet and Norwegian today (February 7).

Effective immediately, gategroup’s retail services provider, gateretail, becomes the global operator of all retail operations onboard Norwegian flights, while Gate Gourmet becomes the airline’s preferred vendor for airline catering on its long-haul network, including an initial 19 catering stations to be served.

Norwegian has been working with gategroup for more than 16 years, and currently operates a young fleet of almost 150 aircraft, serving more than 150 destinations.

CEO of gategroup, Xavier Rossinyol, said: “We are excited to continue supporting the global expansion and commercial innovation of this quality-driven and rapidly growing airline. This multi-year contract further strengthens our market leading position in Scandinavia and underscores our successful business transformation in one of our key markets.”

Norwegian’s Head of Inflight Services, Bjørn Erik Barman-Jenssen, added: “Strengthening the co-operation with the industry leading in-flight catering and retail partner allows us to pillar our existing route network in Europe, Asia and the US, and to support our growth and expansion plans into new markets such as Latin America and the Far

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