Aer Rianta International, or ARI as we are known today, is one of the world’s longest-established and most successful travel retail companies.
Thanks to our unique combination of commercial expertise, innovative culture and partnership approach, we are one of the largest and most significant players in the global travel retail industry today.
ARI designs, manages and operates duty free and duty paid airport retail outlets in Europe, Asia and the Americas. In Canada, ARI North America operates the Duty Free stores in the Montreal, Halifax, Winnipeg and Quebec City airports. From pioneering beginnings when we opened the world’s first duty free shop in Shannon Airport in 1947, we now employ over 3,000 people worldwide and manage a turnover in excess of $1 billion.