Aberdeen, UK, 2021-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers have had their first chance to view a brand-new store with exclusive brands at Aberdeen International Airport.
Discover Aberdeen has today (June 21) opened at the north-east’s major transport hub.
It is the first store Lagardere Travel Retail UK and Ireland has opened following a new partnership with Aberdeen International Airport.
The French-based corporation already operates thousands of stores worldwide in 39 countries.
Discover Aberdeen will have a passion for all things Scottish from local produce to Harris Tweed, Whisky and souvenirs.
Aberdeen International Airport and Lagardere Travel Retail UK and Ireland have full range exclusivity for a number of brands at the new store including Stewarts of Scotland, Deans of Huntly shortbread, Steven Brown Art and Glen Appin.
More than 10 jobs have been created at Discover Aberdeen and includes a mixture of full-time and part-time roles.
Aberdeen International Airport and Lagardere Travel Retail UK and Ireland were recognised in the Scottish Parliament following a motion by North East Scotland MSP Tess White in May.
Marion Engelhard, Managing Director of Lagardere Travel Retail UK & Ireland, said: “We are thrilled to open our Discover Aberdeen store in Aberdeen International Airport and to welcome passengers with a new and vibrant concept.
“Discover Aberdeen is about bringing the best of local and Scottish products to Aberdeen Airport and will enjoy the exclusive presence of numerous brands.
“This sets yet another milestone to our successful partnership with AGS Airports over the years.”
Marion Engelhard, Commercial Manager at Aberdeen International Airport, said: “Seeing Discover Aberdeen open brings years of work coming to fruition to bring this concept to our extended airside retail footprint.
“Discover Aberdeen will be a great addition to our terminal and enhances the hard work we have done to get retails outlets reopened at the airport.
“We welcome the support we have had from Tess White MSP in the Scottish Parliament recognising all the hard work done by our team to get to this point.
“This will create 11 local jobs which in great in the current situation and we are looking forward to seeing passengers being able to celebrate all things Scottish at the new store.”
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Source: Aberdeen International Airport