Milan , 07 September 2010- Through its subsidiary WDF, Autogrill Group (Milan: AGL IM) has strengthened its presence in the UK. The Group has extended its contract for the management of travel retail and duty free business in Birmingham Airport (8.5 million passengers a year) for ten years, up until 2021.
The Group has been operating in Birmingham Airport since 1990. WDF produced revenues of £21m in the airport in 2009. The contract renewal strengthens WDF’s presence in the airport duty free market in the UK, where it operates 89 stores in 22 airports, serving a total of about 20 million passengers.