A concrete approach towards the innovation at Lagardère Travel Retail ​

Innovation is a significant part of our business. The market context and consumer expectations move at the great speed in our sector, which is why we commit ourselves every day to study and propose new strategies to satisfy the requests of our partners and customers, personalization of the stores, the use of cutting-edge technologies and consumer involvement are aimed at improving every aspect of the experience. Innovation is an essential element that guarantees passengers to spend the available time in the best possible way



An innovative method that allows travellers to choose their meal before they leave. It's simple: scan the QR code and choose what to eat directly from your device!


Dishcovery transforms your traditional menu into an easy-to-use, digital menu accessible via QR.
By browsing through the dishes, customers can choose their dish for a unique, secure and contactless dining experience.

Sense of place

The spot of the belonging for every traveler.

The creation of the "sense of place" is the heart of our strategy, we idealize the geographical origin of travelers through formats dedicated to the territory and to Italian traditions, both in terms of architecture and Food&Wine. Furthermore, the company offers a culinary offer of international character thanks to the stores such as Ajisen Ramen and C. Coffee Lovers.

We offer authentic regional products, thanks to the precious collaborations with small producers and local companies.


The pre-ordering service of Aelia Duty Free.

It is the pre-ordering service of Aelia Duty Free that allows travelers to consult our assortment on our website with maximum comfort from their home computer or smartphone before departure, being able to pre-order the products online up to 12 hours before departure and withdrawing them directly at the store during the journey, while also receiving an exclusive discount.

From January 2019 it is possible to use the pre-ordering service also through the WeChat application directly from the Aelia Duty Free Rome account.

The service is active for flights in the Extra Schengen area of ​​Rome Fiumicino and for all the flights at Venice airport.