As reported in the MoodieDavitt Report, DFASS has been awarded a 10-year duty free and specialty retail concession at Philadelphia International Airport following an open tender.
The contract includes five duty free and four specialty retail stores covering approximately 9,400 sq. ft. The stores will be located in Concourses A, D & E, and are expected to be operational by January 2017.
The contract had previously been held by International Shoppes.
Total passenger traffic at PHL for 2015 was 31.4 million, of which 4.56 million were international.
In related news, a DFASS joint venture with JAF Concessions opened SkyMarket, a 2,600-square-foot retail store at Denver International Airport (DEN) on Aug. 16. Skymarket, which offers healthy food and beverages, personal care products and artisan specialty retail products, is located on the mezzanine level of the B Concourse.