History

History

2019

Announced renewal of Duty Free and new gourmet destination concept, Southern Providore at Adelaide Airport

2019

Opening of specialty coffee concept Trader & Co in Brisbane.

2019

Opening of mini master concession at Christchurch with Aelia Duty Free, 4 speciality stores and foodservice concept 

2018

Opened the first All Blacks and Whittaker’s Travel Retail stores 

2017

Aelia Duty Free opens at Cairns International Airport

2015

SumoSalad opens at Sydney Airport

2015

Aelia Duty Free flagship store opens at Auckland airport

2012

First dedicated Foodservice concept (Trib’s) opens in Cairns Australia

2012

Launch of our Tech2Go concept

2012

Expansion of Aelia Duty Free stores in New Zealand (Queenstown, Dunedin) and Australia (Adelaide, Gold Coast)

2011

Purchase of Whitcoulls stores and launch of Relay in New Zealand 

2011

First Aelia Duty Free store opens in New Caledonia

2006

Watermark concept launched

2001

Newslink becomes part of Lagardère Travel Retail

Lagardère Travel Retail

1994

Start of operations at Australian airports with Newslink

1990

Business founded in Australia as Newslink with stores in Sydney CBD railways stations

1852

Company established with the opening of the first railway bookstore in Paris, Gare de Lyon