SSP makes debut in New Zealand

SSP makes debut in New Zealand with contract win at Christchurch International Airport

SSP Group, operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has secured an eight-year deal to run five outlets at Christchurch International Airport.

This will mark SSP’s first foray into the New Zealand market, expanding the company’s footprint in the high-growth Asia Pacific region.

Jonathan Robinson, CEO of SSP Asia Pacific: “The Asia Pacific region offers a significant opportunity to build returns and drive growth, and this deal is a fantastic foundation for our operations in a truly exciting territory.

“We will be working in close collaboration with the airport to create sustainable offers that excite and delight our customers.

“Our global perspective coupled with our strong local expertise was also instrumental in winning this prestigious new contract, and we very much look forward to developing our operations here in Christchurch and beyond.”

Justin Watson, Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport says: “This is an important part of our wider refresh of our food and beverage offering, to give us a suite of offerings to meet all our customer needs.

“It is important to have a range of great modern food and beverage options to reflect not only the broad international spectrum of our customers, but also their tastes and preferences.

“We see SSP as a strong fit for us, backed by a proven track record of delivering wonderful offerings including in several large Australian airports.”