1. News
July 2, 2019

Dufry to operate speciality retail shops at Helsinki Airport in Finland

Dufry has signed a contract with Finavia to operate seven new luxury and premium retail shops at Helsinki Airport in Finland for seven years.

Dufry has signed a contract with Finavia to operate seven new luxury and premium retail shops at Helsinki Airport in Finland for seven years.

Both the Schengen and Non Schengen areas of the Helsinki Airport will see the addition of a total of 700m² of retail space.

Dufry noted that the contract will further bolster the company’s position at the airport.

At Helsinki, the company will continue to operate its three main tax and duty-free stores and several speciality units that occupy nearly 4,000m².

“We are delighted to have secured this new contract and would like to thank our partners at Finavia for their support and the trust they have shown in us.”

Dufry Europe, Africa and Strategy divisional CEO Eugenio Andrades said: “We are delighted to have secured this new contract and would like to thank our partners at Finavia for their support and the trust they have shown in us.

“Ours is a very collaborative and long term relationship and we look forward to working with the airport team to create welcoming and impactful retail spaces for the over 20 million passengers that will pass through the airport each year.”

Content from our partners
Advanced analytics and predicting market trends in FMCG
How smart predictive analytics is shaping product development
Data analysis in the brave new world

Three of the speciality units will see the development of Dufry’s own Collection, Timebox and Urban Attitude shop concepts. The new luxury brands to be introduced, include Longchamp, Coach, Jimmy Choo and Chloe brands.

Work on the new shops’ development will start this year and will continue in phases through to 2021.

Finavia Commercial Services vice president at Helsinki Airport Nora Immonen said: “We are pleased with the shop concepts and brands Dufry offered.

“With the luxury and premium shops, we can offer an even wider selection of retail services to both our Finnish and our international passengers.”