Newrest has been awarded a long-term contract to provide airline catering services to British Airways from Gatwick Airport as from 2020.
This new 10-year catering contract significantly strengthens Newrest's presence in the United Kingdom, being today present in 9 stations such as London Heathrow, London City, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Exeter, Southampton and Bristol.
Newrest will serve approximately 15 long-haul and 55 short-haul flights per day from Gatwick airport for BA.
Newrest Group is currently investing in a brand new, state-of-the-art catering facility at Gatwick Airport, with modern technological advancements, opening in Q3 2019, and incorporating a total commitment to strongly enhance food & beverage quality for BA's customers at Gatwick Airport. Olivier Sadran &
Jonathan Stent-Torriani, co-CEOs of Newrest Group, said, “Our UK team has proven results in delivering smooth and seamless catering transitions and operational excellence. We are committed to providing BA’s customers innovative, top quality products and services from our new Gatwick facility.”
Founded as Catair in 1996, Newrest is a French company chaired by Olivier Sadran and Jonathan Stent-Torriani. It serves 1.1 million meals a day globally across 49 countries and employs 30,800.
The company launched in the UK in 2008, and now has units at 9 airports and service a further 12 airports daily: Aberdeen, Bournemouth, Cardiff, East Midlands, Doncaster, Liberpool, Belfast Harbour, Newcastle, London Stansted, Gatwick, Luton and Southern.