Gate Gourmet is founded from Swissair Catering
Gate Gourmet's size doubles with the acquisition of SAS Service Partners and it becomes the third largest airline catering company worldwide.
A period of steady growth with acquisitions in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the U.S. begins.
Gate Gourmet merges with Dobbs International Services which had served boxed lunches on flights out of Memphis since 1941.
Parent company Swissair collapses, halts operations unexpectedly, and goes into receivership.
Swissair Group sells Gate Gourmet to investment firm Texas Pacific Group.
Gate Gourmet acquires remaining 70 percent shares of Iber-Swiss catering from Iberia.
Major restructuring and refinancing project is launched and new key labor agreements are reached in the U.S. and UK.
Acquisition strategy is launched to diversify the business to include services to the airline industry beyond catering under new and broader ownership structure.
gategroup brand introduced as the umbrella brand to represent Gate Gourmet and 10 other companies.
gategroup is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.
gategroup acquires Cara Airline Solutions in Canada and expands footprint in Indian market with Skygourmet.
gateOPEX program is launched for catering operations to drive sustainable cost, quality, reliability and safety.
New brand Gate Retail (Onboard) provides the entire spectrum of onboard sales management.
gategroup expands presence in Oceania by integrating Australian Qantas Catering assets and taking on business activities of Pacific Flight Catering in New Zealand.
gategroup strategy "Gateway 2020" introduced with focus on four pillars: Focus on the Core, Commercial Innovation, Geographical Expansion and Standardization/Efficiency.
HNA Group, a leading Chinese company with activities in aviation, tourism, logistics and financial services, acquires gategroup.
gategroup acquires control over its competitor Servair from Air France, adding a major presence on the African continent to its global network.
Temasek and RRJ join HNA Group as investors in gategroup.
RRJ Capital becomes the sole shareholder of gategroup. Temasek remains invested in gategroup through a mandatory exchangeable bond.