Autogrill awarded new $675 million contract in Oakland Airport

  • The concession will run for 12 years
  • 19 new food & beverage and retail points of sale
Friday, July 21, 2006 - 08:50

Milan, 21 July 2006 - Autogrill Group (Milan: AGL IM), through its US subsidiary HMSHost Corp., has been awarded a new concession, worth $675m over the 12 years of the contract. Scheduled to start this fall, the contract involves building and operating 19 food & beverage and retail locations in Oakland International Airport, California.

HMSHost won the contract through a competitive RFP process that included five of the industry’s top international firms. The new contract brings the number of HMSHost’s US airports to 69. Oakland is California’s seventh largest city and the most ethnically diverse city in the United States. The international airport and its 12 major domestic and international airlines serve almost 15 million passengers a year.