Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 30 March 2015


Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago reissues RFP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is again inviting proposals for a shopping mall and entertainment centre.

Dubai Airports launches new car rental booking service with

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/15

UAE. Passengers can now rent a car directly from the Dubai Airports website, thanks to a new partnership between the airport operator and

Humberside Airport parking revenue surges with AeroParker programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

UK. In the six months from July 2014 the English airport saw a +12.5% year-on-year increase in parking revenue using AeroParker’s pre-book system.

AeroParker celebrates success of FastTrack security solution at Stansted and Manchester airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/15

UK. The car parking and ancillary services provider has reported strong uptake of its FastTrack security service at Stansted and Manchester airports.

Airport Commercial Revenues Study generates strong industry response

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. We bring you some snapshots from ACRS 2014, published by The Moodie Report and The S-A-P Group, which offers insights into non-aeronautical revenue performance at airports.

Polish Airports State Enterprise seeks car park operator for Warsaw Chopin

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/14

POLAND. Polish Airports State Enterprise has issued a Request for Information as it begins the process to select a car park operator at Warsaw Chopin Airport.

AeroParker partners with London Stansted Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/14

UK. Manchester Airports Group is extending its partnership with AeroParker to provide a car parking and pre-booking platform at London Stansted.

Belfast International Airport urges passengers to 'Park & Pledge a Pound'

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/14

IRELAND. Belfast International Airport is giving passengers the option to donate £1 when they pay for their airport car parking to support Action Mental Health.

Sydney Airport shortlists three for duty free; retail revenues grow +7.4%

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

AUSTRALIA. The airport has narrowed the field to three retailers in its duty free tender as it announces first-half retail revenue and passenger growth.

Melbourne Airport to introduce car parking price adjustments on 7 July

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/14

AUSTRALIA. Melbourne Airport is introducing streamlined car parking prices for its short term and multi-level car parks as part of the airport’s transformation.

Heathrow Airport shows flat retail performance in first quarter

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/04/14

UK. Heathrow Airport’s retail income increased +0.9% to £108 million in the three months ended 31 March 2014, the company reported today.

Online Republic streamlines airport car rental with new booking website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

NEW ZEALAND. The website offers one-stop access to car rental requirements under the umbrella and branding of an airport site.

Dublin Airport to raise funds for charity through car park bookings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

IRELAND. Dublin Airport’s ‘It makes cents to park here’ campaign urges users of parking facilities to donate a percentage of their fee to three selected charities.

Chauntry launches parking reservation management service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

UK. The service allows airports to hand a range of responsibilities to Chauntry while maintaining control of their own parking businesses.

Andrew Gardiner to leave Sydney for top Melbourne commercial role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/02/14

AUSTRALIA. Andrew Gardiner, General Manager Retail for Sydney Airport, is joining Melbourne Airport, replacing Dan Cappell, The Moodie Report reveals.

Montreal-Trudeau goes live with Chauntry online car park booking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

CANADA. The new Chauntry system, deployed through the airport’s website, allows customers to reserve parking slots, get discounts and accumulate air miles.

Six new commercial contracts awarded at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14

INDONESIA. "A new quality level in the history of Indonesian airport retail.” That's how airport operator Angkasa Pura 1 describes its latest commercial awards.

Chauntry extends Athens International parking service with Aegean Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/01/14

GREECE. Passengers can now pre-book their parking ahead of their trips from Athens International Airport through the Aegean Airlines website.

Gatwick net retail income per passenger rises +2% in first half

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/13

UK. Gatwick Airport Ltd unveils strong first-half growth in net retail income per passenger amid its biggest-ever investment in commercial services.

Denver Airport opens innovative Final Approach commercial facility

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/13

USA. Denver International Airport opened a new cell phone lot and food court facility named Final Approach on Monday, in a boost to its Arrivals services.

Melbourne Airport gives away free car park spaces in competition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/09/13

AUSTRALIA. After submitting creative ‘selfies’ with their cars, winners will be able to use the hub’s short-term car park for free until 2020.

Christchurch grows concession revenues despite passenger declines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/09/13

NEW ZEALAND. Christchurch International Airport grew lease and concession revenues +6.5% in FY2013, to NZ$49.3 million (US$39.1 million).

Changi unveils ‘Project Jewel’, a 'world-class, signature lifestyle destination'

Source: ©The Moodie Report; The Moodie Report VIP News Alert - 19/08/13

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group releases plans for an “iconic mixed-use complex” to strengthen Changi Airport’s position as an international air hub.

Chauntry integrates Parkspace into Thanks Again loyalty programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/08/13

USA/UK. Members of the airport loyalty programme will be able to collect air miles and other rewards when they use the pre-book parting solution.

Travel Retail Educathlon total reaches US$385,000… and rising

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/07/13

INTERNATIONAL. The inaugural Great Travel Retail Educathlon proves a triumph, raising over US$385,000 with more due. UPDATED with new WDFG photos.

Copenhagen Airport selects Inventive solution to car park booking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/13

DENMARK. The hub will use the Altitude reservation system from Inventive IT to manage pre-book parking across its 10,000 spaces.

Belfast International Airport links with Chauntry for parking system

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/06/13

UK. Northern Ireland’s busiest airport is using the Chauntry Parkspace system to sell car park spaces, lounge entry and priority security access.

Ngurah Rai International Airport - Bali launches commercial tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/13

INDONESIA. Following the recent award of several core concessions,the airport has issued further tenders for its new International Terminal.

Washington Airports Authority awards Dulles car rental contracts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/05/13

USA. The Airport Authority has awarded five-year contracts to Advantage, Avis, Budget, Dollar/Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz and Vanguard (Alamo/National).

Secure Parking New Zealand signs Auckland Airport car parking contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/04/13

NEW ZEALAND. Car parking operations at the airport were recently described as the "key driver of growth in non-aeronautical revenue".

Delhi International Airport opens up bus ticket counter in Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/13

INDIA. Delhi Airport Parking Services aims to give customers the choice and multiple options of service operators all at one access point.

Vienna International Airport sets out retail roadmap after solid 2012

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/13

Airport authority highlights retail as a key opportunity for further growth, with a programme of improvements over the short- and medium-term

Dallas/Fort Worth to launch shopper rewards programme

Source: ©The Foodie Report - 25/02/13

US. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will launch the DFW Customer Rewards Program across its retail and dining offer in June.

AENA Aeropuertos launches tender for car parking across Spanish airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/13

SPAIN. AENA Aeropuertos has launched a tender for car parking concessions across 32 airports in Spain; the business generated €91 million in revenues in 2012.

Sydney Airport parking promotion to drive retail and F&B footfall

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/12

AUSTRALIA. Passengers parking for up to three hours will receive two free cups of coffee, a newspaper and an A$10 duty free voucher.

Auckland Airport grows retail revenues +8.7% in FY 2012

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/08/12

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland Airport has reported a +8.7% increase in retail revenues and +9.5% growth in car parking revenues for the year to 30 June 2012.

Sydney Airport buoyed by strong H1 commercial performance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/08/12

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport retail revenues climbed by +6.4% year-on-year in the first six months of 2012, hitting A$115.4 million (US$121 million).

Liverpool Airport adopts Inventive approach to new parking website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/12

UK. The new iPark website was created using the latest version of Inventive IT’s Altitude car park management system.

Hamilton Airport introduces Chauntry online car park booking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/12

NEW ZEALAND. Hamilton is the first regional airport in the country to offer online booking for car parking after introducing Chauntry’s Parkspace system.

Dublin Airport introduces electric car charging points at Terminal 2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/12

IRELAND. Drivers of electric cars can now recharge their vehicles at the Irish hub courtesy of a joint initiative between DAA and the Electricity Supply Board.

Strong retail performance drives +11.5% rise in BAA (SP) Q1 revenue

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/04/12

UK. BAA (SP), which owns Heathrow and Stansted airports, posts a +11.5% revenue rise in the first quarter, driven by a strong retail performance.

Car parking and travel retail flourish at Auckland Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/12

NEW ZEALAND. Travel retail and car parking were to the fore in Auckland Airport’s first-half results, notable for a fast-rising Chinese influence.

Partnerships drive strong commercial results for Aéroports de Paris in 2011

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/02/12

FRANCE. Extended partnerships with key operators and record traffic helped drive strong commercial revenues growth for Aéroports de Paris in 2011.

Brisbane Airport posts solid growth in annual retail revenues

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/11

AUSTRALIA Brisbane Airport Corporation posted a +6.8% increase in retail revenues for the 2011 financial year driven by strong passenger traffic growth.

San Francisco issues parking management RFP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/11/11

US. San Francisco International Airport has issued a Request for Proposals from qualified contractors to provide parking management and operations services for its parking facilities.

Sydney Airport begins construction of A$47 million T1 car park

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/11

AUSTRALIA. Construction of a A$47 million (US$49.2 million) eight-storey car park at Sydney Airport’s International Terminal will start this week. Sydney Airport CEO Kerrie Mather said: “We have recently undertaken a review of the different parking needs of passengers, family and friends. What that showed us was that our parking products needed to be updated to reflect our changing passenger mix.”

Retail and car parking shine as Auckland Airport posts strong profits progress

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/08/11

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland International Airport Limited has posted a solid +15.1% increase in underlying profit to NZ$120.87 million (US$100 million) for the 2011 financial year ended 30 June 2011. This performance was attributed to a +9.5% increase in total income to NZ$397.72 million, driven by "better than expected" retail results in the new departures area and a stronger yield in car parking, particularly through the new online booking channel.

Copenhagen Airports posts sharp rise in H1 sales and spend

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/08/11

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airports today reported a strong first-half performance, which saw a +9.2% year-on-year rise in passenger numbers spur an increase in total retail sales and sales per passenger. The traffic increase helped deliver more parking customers and higher sales in the shopping centre, said the company.

Mumbai Airport commercial Requests for Proposals set for early 2012

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/08/11

INDIA. Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for most of the commercial revenues contracts at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport’s new integrated Terminal 2 are likely to be issued in early 2012. RFPs for the facility, including duty free, specialty retail, food & beverage and advertising, are in the final stages of preparation.

Heathrow stars as revenue per passenger drives BAA ahead

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/11

UK. BAA (SP) Limited, which owns London Heathrow and Stansted airports, today reported a +7.6% increase in net retail income per passenger to £5.59 (US$9.19) for the first six months of 2011. Heathrow turned in a star performance with gross retail income up +16.4% to £207.5 million and net retail income per passenger surging +7.7% to £5.98. The performance was led by duty and tax free, airside specialist shops, car parking and catering.