About us

One of the two divisions of the Lagardère group, Lagardère Travel Retail is a pioneering global leader in the travel retail industry.

Cumulating more than 170 years of experience in travel retail since the opening of the first bookstore in 1852 at Paris Gare de Lyon, we deliver new experiences for travelers every day.

We design and deliver optimal value propositions for travel retail landlords and strive to become their partner of choice.

Operating over 5,000 stores across Travel Essentials, Duty Free & Fashion and Foodservice in airports, railway stations and other concessions in 42 countries worldwide, we generated €5.2bn sales in 2022.

In Austria

Lagardère Travel Retail entered the Austrian market in 2015 by acquiring an established leader in Foodservice with more than 40 years of experience, Airest Gastronomy & Retail GmbH, combining global leadership with local competence and partnerships.

Lagardère Travel Retail Austria operates 35 stores at 3 airports and 2 main rail stations in 4 cities - Vienna, Salzburg, Graz, Innsbruck.  The company is well-known for its proprietary brands like TRIB’S, Brezel Meister, Meet&Eat, Natoo and franchised brands such as Burger King and Costa Coffee, but also local coffee & pastry chain AIDA.