• 10/06/2021

    Dufry wins new, ten-year duty-free contract at Martinique International Airport

    Dufry, leading global travel retailer, has been awarded a new ten-year concession contract at the Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport starting January 1st, 2023, for the new duty-free shop covering 750 m2 of retail space.  It will be located in the new airport extension area currently under construction next to the existing terminal. Alongside the new contract, the current concession for the existing 340 m2 duty-free shop, which Dufry has been operating since 2011, has also been extended until December 2022.

  • 27/05/2021

    Dufry wins new, five-year duty-free contract at Cayenne International Airport

    Dufry, leading global travel retailer, has won a new, five-year concession contract to operate the duty-free shop at Cayenne – Felix Eboué International Airport in French Guiana, the French overseas department located in the North of South-America. Cayenne airport served 550,000 passengers in 2019, and Dufry will start operations of the duty-free shop covering 120 m2 on August 1, 2021. With the newly won concession, Dufry further consolidates its footprint in Central and South America, a geography which includes also the Caribbean and is considered as one of the most important tourist destinations worldwide.

  • 20/05/2021

    Dufry with continued gradual improvements in First Quarter 2021, and successful execution of refinancing

    In a business environment characterized by gradual improvements, Dufry has reached a turnover of CHF 460.3 million with an organic growth of -73.9% compared to 2019. The company is on track to achieve CHF 530-670 million savings compared to 2019 in personnel and other expenses for FY 2021, and has signed MAG reliefs for 2021 of around CHF 300 million. Cash consumption in Q1 2021 was better than expected reaching CHF 219.3 million and reflecting normal business seasonality, thus allowing to confirm the 2021 scenarios provided to the market.

  • 18/05/2021

    Changes in Dufry's Global Executive Committee

    Roger Fordyce is stepping down from his position as Chief Executive Officer North America and member of the Global Executive Committee (GEC) on June 30, 2021. Sarah Branquinho has been appointed to the Global Executive Committee (GEC) as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer (CDIO) effective July 1, 2021.

  • 18/05/2021

    Results of Ordinary General Meeting of Dufry AG on May 18, 2021

    The Ordinary General Meeting of Dufry AG was held at the offices of Dufry AG at Brunngässlein 12, 4052 Basel, Switzerland, on May 18, 2021 at 14.00 hrs. The meeting was held without the presence of shareholders based on Article 27 of the Ordinance 3 issued by the Swiss Federal Council on measures to prevent coronavirus (COVID-19) of June 19, 2020. The total number of shares represented at the meeting amounted to 56,124,263 shares (corresponding to 62% of the total share capital of Dufry AG) and was validly convened and constituted.

  • 12/05/2021

    World Duty Free wins new, twelve-year contract at Teesside International Airport

    World Duty Free, a subsidiary of leading global travel retailer Dufry, has won a new concession contract to operate the tax- and duty-free store at Teesside International Airport (UK) for a period of 12 years. Teesside International Airport, located in Darlington North East England, was recently taken into public ownership and is targeting an additional 1.4 million passengers to pass through its doors by 2029, adding to the 148,000 travellers welcomed in 2019. With the newly won concession, Dufry further consolidates its footprint in the UK, where it currently operates duty-free shops at 25 airports.

  • 30/04/2021

    Invitation to Dufry's First Quarter 2021 Trading Update

    Dufry is pleased to invite you to our First Quarter Trading Update 2021 Conference Call on May 20, 2021 at 14.30h CEST.Speakers will be Julián Díaz, CEO Dufry AG, and Yves Gerster, CFO Dufry AG. The call will be held in English, followed by a Q&A session.

  • 19/04/2021

    Dufry Publishes Invitation to its Ordinary General Meeting on May 18, 2021

    Dufry today published the invitation to the Ordinary General Meeting 2021. The event will take place on May 18, 2021 at 14.00 CEST, at the offices of Dufry AG at Brunngässlein 12, 4052 Basel, Switzerland.

  • 15/04/2021

    Dufry prices EUR 725 million Senior Notes and CHF 300 million Senior Notes

    Dufry priced EUR 725 million 3.375% Senior Notes due 2028 and CHF 300 million 3.625% Senior Notes due 2026. The interest will be payable semi-annually in arrears. Proceeds from the offering are intended to be used to refinance existing bank debt and for general corporate purposes.

  • 13/04/2021

    Dufry plans to issue EUR 850 million of senior notes

    Dufry plans to issue the equivalent of EUR 850 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes in two tranches: a Euro tranche maturing in 2028 and a Swiss franc tranche maturing in 2026. Proceeds from the offering are intended to be used to refinance existing bank debt and for general corporate purposes.

  • 07/04/2021

    Dufry successfully concludes voluntary incentivised conversion offer – Bondholders holding 99.3% of the outstanding principal amount of the CHF 350 million 1.0% convertible bonds due 2023 accepted to convert their Bonds

  • 25/03/2021

    Dufry Wins New Duty-Free and Duty-Paid Concession Contracts at Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre, Brazil

    Dufry AG, a leading global travel retailer, has been awarded two new concession contracts at Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Under the new agreements Dufry will operate two new duty-free shops covering a combined retail area of 935 m² and one duty-paid shop with 704 m² of retail space. Both contracts have a six-year duration and the Duty-Paid has just started operation during March 2021, while the duty-free will open in May 2021. Dufry has already a partnership with the Airport in the travel retail convenience business with four Hudson stores since December 2019.

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