Autogrill Group: new US$ 40 million contract for three years at Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Monday, January 12, 2004

Milan, 12 January 2004 - The Autogrill Group has been awarded a threeyear contract through its US subsidiary, HMSHost, to operate food & beverage concepts in Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s L.C. Smith and Berry terminals.
The concepts are expected to generate a total of 40 million US dollars in turnover and sales are expected to rise by 10% at the two terminals, which are used both by national airlines (American, American West, ATA, Comair, Southwest, Spirit, United. US Airways) and by international carriers (Air Canada, British Airways).
Since 2002, HMSHost has also been a major operator at the new McNamara terminal, which is used for other national and international flights by airlines including Northwest and KLM.