In the world

We harness our pioneering culture to make travel more enjoyable with bespoke offers and experiences. 

Lagardère Travel Retail aspires to weave moments of enjoyment into every passenger’s journey. We transform mundane waiting times into opportunities for discovery, craft spaces that inspire wonder, and curate experiences that resonate with individual preferences.   

To do so, we invest our world-class global expertise and local knowledge to bring tailor-made offers and experiences to life that benefit landlords and travelers alike. Our unique company culture enables our people to thrive in their work and exceed partners’ and travelers’ needs and expectations. Driven by passion, expertise, and teamwork, people are at the heart of our performance and the key of our success.    

As a French-based, international company inspired by our rich 170-year history, we support mobility in all forms, and today, our business model has become a benchmark in the industry thanks to our forward-thinking Three Business Lines model. 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 Iceland

Lagardére Travel Retail ehf. started operations in Iceland in 2015 and is owned by Lagardère SCA in France and NQ ehf., an Icelandic company. The company won a tender for food and beverage at Keflavík Airport, where the offices are based. The company in Iceland has about 200 employees over the summer and about 150 employees during the winter season. Lagardére Travel Retail ehf. is one of the largest food retailers in Iceland.