Press Releases & Ad Hoc Announcements

  • 05/07/2024

    Avolta expands Africa footprint with new ten-year contract for Duty-Free store at Murtala Muhammed International Airport’s new terminal, Lagos, Nigeria

    Avolta AG (SIX: AVOL), leading travel experience player, celebrated today the opening of its new Duty-free store at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, the largest airport in Nigeria and one of the busiest in Africa. This expansion in Africa’s powerhouse economy – and one of the most extensive network of international and domestic airports in the continent – represents a major landmark in enhancing Avolta’s market presence, showcasing a fine selection of products across key categories with a strong local flavor.

  • 26/06/2024

    Avolta continues its expansion in APAC, securing a seven-year Duty Free contract at Macau International Airport

    Leading global travel experience player Avolta AG (SIX: AVOL) is reinforcing its presence in Macau, the tourism magnet of southern China. The company is thrilled to announce a new seven-year contract to operate key categories in Duty Free as well as General Merchandise at Macau International Airport. The contract marks a significant enhancement of our presence within the Asia Pacific region, covering an additional total area of over 600 m2 across four commercial spaces.

  • 18/06/2024

    Avolta and DB Schenker partnership pioneers marine biofuel in Barcelona-Miami transport route

    Avolta, the leading global travel experience player, celebrates its trailblazing agreement in Spain with DB Schenker, the world's leading logistics service provider, for the transport of goods using marine biofuel between Europe and the United States. This is the first contract of its kind in the Spanish market and places Avolta among the pioneering companies in low-emissions maritime transport.

  • 10/06/2024

    HMSHost Awarded New 15-Year Contract to Bring Fresh Dining Options to North America’s Sacramento International Airport

    Leader in travel dining will bring a strong flavor of Sacramento to the airport, introducing outposts of locally loved restaurants and national brands, enhancing the passenger experience by transforming nearly 16,700 ft2 of concessions space across Terminals A and B.

  • 05/06/2024

    Avolta and utu Unleash 25% More Spending Power at Milan Airports with VAT Refund Innovation

    Avolta, the leading global travel experience player, and utu, a travel fintech company, are launching a pilot programme to maximize Duty-free shopping opportunities by enhancing the VAT refund process at Milan’s Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 and Milan Linate Airport in Italy. The innovative programme offers travelers 25% more spending power by upcycling city-side VAT refunds, aiming to unlock significant airside Duty-free revenue growth.

  • 30/05/2024

    Avolta Expands Footprint in Greater China with New Travel Retail Contract; Opens its First Duty Free Stores at Hong Kong – Macau Ferry Terminal

    Avolta, the leading global travel experience player, is thrilled to announce the opening of its new Duty-free operation in downtown Hong Kong, following its successful bid for the Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal concession late last year. Located in the departures and arrivals halls respectively, the two new stores offer a diverse range of Duty-free categories including liquor, tobacco, and food with local favourites and premium international brands, expanding the company’s presence in one of the most popular tourist destinations of Greater China. 

  • 20/05/2024

    Avolta secures 15-year contracts at John Wayne Airport, expanding presence across Travel Retail, Convenience and F&B in California, USA, to 2039

    Avolta AG (SIX: AVOL), leading global travel experience player, announces it will grow its presence at John Wayne Airport to offer travelers more food and beverage options, as well as multiple travel convenience and specialty retail stores throughout the concourse. Under newly awarded 15-year contracts to develop nearly 3,500 m2 of concessions space across Terminals A, B, and C, Avolta’s brands Hudson and HMSHost will blend the vibrancy of Orange County with global brands and trends, bringing a strong sense of place that resonates with passengers.

  • 16/05/2024 Ad hoc

    Avolta’s strong performance in Q1 2024 confirms positive outlook for the full year and beyond

    Building on a transformative 2023, Avolta continues to deliver strong organic growth in Q1 of 8.6% and a further step-up across all financial indicators. Avolta’s Destination 2027 strategy is yielding results, supported by an enhanced customer experience and strong execution. Avolta delivers growth with resilience. 

  • 15/05/2024

    Results of the Ordinary General Meeting of Avolta AG held on May 15, 2024

    The Ordinary General Meeting of Avolta AG was held today in Basel, Switzerland. A total number of 104’270’267 shares were represented at the meeting, corresponding to 68.32% of the total share capital of Avolta AG. The shareholders resolved as follows:1

  • 06/05/2024

    We are delighted to invite you to our Q1 2024 Trading Update Presentation Webcast: Thursday, 16 May 2024 at 14.30h CEST

  • 22/04/2024

    Avolta enhances financial position with successful refinancing initiative

    Avolta AG (SIX: AVOL), the leading global travel experience player, has announced the successful completion of its refinancing initiative, further enhancing its financial flexibility by extending its average debt maturity.

  • 17/04/2024

    Avolta wins new store at Copenhagen Airport, introducing exciting local pizza and craft beer concept

    Leading global travel experience player Avolta AG (SIX: AVOL), is reinforcing its presence at Copenhagen Airport with a six-year contract for a new store. In line with its commitment to create authentic sense of place for travelers, Avolta recently opened much-loved local pizza concept, Neighbourhood, inviting passengers to taste its crispy sourdough pizzas, and a selection of craft beers from local hero, To Øl. The store opening builds on Avolta’s comprehensive food and beverage (F&B) partnership with Copenhagen Airport and strengthens the company’s commitment to creating an authentic sense of place for travelers, by showcasing unique local offerings that resonate with both residents and visitors. 


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