Dufry seals five-year duty paid beauty concession at Chongqing Airport

By Luke Barras-hill |

Dufry Group has won a contract to operate five duty paid perfumes & cosmetics boutiques at Chongqing International Airport Terminal 3A in Western China.

The global travel retailer will create five airside brand boutiques for Chanel, Lancôme, Estée Lauder, Guerlain and Shiseido.

In addition, Dufry will preside over a multi-brand fragrance store landside. The total retail space covers 505sq m.

Consumers will be able to shop from a variety of products, including iconic brands.

Pedro Castro, Chief Operating Officer for Asia, commented: “Dufry is delighted to have won this new duty paid contract at yet another airport location in Mainland China – Chongqing International Airport. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our airport partners for the trust they have shown in us.”

Dufry has enjoyed a presence in Mainland China since 2009, with stores located in Chengdu, Macau and Shanghai.

Chongqing International Airport is the ninth busiest in the country, welcoming close to 45 million passengers in 2019.

Separately, DFS won the five-year fashion, watches & jewellery contract at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport Terminal 3.

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