Servair, the French leader and the world’s 3rd ranked player in catering and logistics for the air transport sector, is establishing itself in Kenya with the catering company NAS, which has two production units in Nairobi and Mombasa.
Thanks to this acquisition, S Servair strengthens its position as Africa’s leading caterer in two key Kenyan cities: Nairobi, the capital of Kenya and location of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya Airways’ hub (a major international African airline) and Mombasa, the port city of Kenya and capital of the Coast Province.
The Nairobi unit, with a surface area of 9600 sq. metres, employs 900 people and produces 10,000 meals per day for 15 airlines.Its clients include airlines such as Kenya Airways, Emirates, British Airways and KLM.
The Mombasa unit is located in the bay of the Indian Ocean and its activities include airline catering but also maritime transport services.
This centre, with a surface area of 5000 sq. metres, employs 100 people and prepares 1000 meal trays per day for 9 airlines including Air condor and Kenya Airways.
“This acquisition marks Servair’s arrival in two fast-growing Kenyan cities and strengthens our position as the catering leader on the African continent.
“In addition, Servair is actively pursuing its growth and partnership strategy in Africa and is preparing to open new sites in Congo, Ghana, Guinea and Equatorial Guinea” adds Patrick Alexandre, Chairman and CEO of Servair.
This acquisition assures Servair’s status as the number one caterer in Africa with a total of 13 production units: Bamako in Mali, Dakar in Senegal, Douala in Cameroon, Djibouti in the Republic of Djibouti, Libreville in Gabon, Lomé in Togo, Nouakchott in Mauritania, Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Abidjan in the Ivory Coast, Lagos in Nigeria, Cotonou in Benin, and now Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya.Servair is the leading French airline catering and cleaning company.
In third position worldwide with more than 60 sites, with its partners and subsidiaries, Servair offers airlines a range of services that are vital to the air transport sector and for the comfort of passengers.
Its requirements, in terms of quality and know-how, have led to Servair becoming a true driving force for its 120 customer companies, helping them to improve their commercial offers to passengers, while scrupulously adhering to the constraints of air transport.