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ARE has been operating leading Food & Beverage outlets in Australian airports since 1971. Servicing Australian Airports for over 50 years, we operate successful fine dining, food and beverage on the run outlets across Australia.


  • We initiated the Australian airport fresh meals and coffee experience.
  • ARE was the first company to offer freshly cooked food at Australian airports.
  • ARE was the first company to bring roasted and freshly ground coffee to Australian airports.
  • ARE now brings KFC to the first Australian airport.
  • Hungry Jacks are working with ARE to bring the first licensed outlets to Australian airports.

Our Experience

We currently operate over 70 outlets in locations worldwide and employ over 1,400 staff.

Our portfolio of concessions are strategically located at some of the world’s major airports and consists of:

  • Bespoke own brand outlets, tailor-made to a specific need
  • Licensed franchises of some of Australia’s most popular fast-food outlets
  • Partnerships with several of the world’s best chefs – combining their skills and experience with our onsite venue management skills.

We create exceptional dining experiences for all our customers by giving them what they want and need in the airport environment: delicious cuisine, beautiful surroundings, and excellent customer service.

Our Values

ARE’s success and longevity is based on four key values:

  • Innovation: ARE is an industry leader that is committed to constantly trying new things. We are quick to implement new plans, and encourage speed and agility in our performance. We are always looking to the future.
  • Respect: We do what we say, we treat others as they would like to be treated, and we value our staff, business partners and landlords’ experience and contribution.
  • Growth: We develop our staff’s skills and capabilities through hard work. We support each other as a team to reach a little higher and achieve our goals, and we encourage our people to learn.
  • Teamwork: We create teams where diversity and inclusion is prioritised. We empower everyone in our ARE family to contribute to our success, and we collaborate to make decisions best for the customer.

Corporate Responsibility

ARE donates its time, attention and funds to many charities in the communities in which we operate. Our outlets collect funds to distribute to Australian charities that are of significance to our staff members.

Through cash donations, we have recently supported:

  • The Salvation Army’s QLD Flood Relief Appeal
  • The Sydney Children’s Hospital
  • The National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • The Blankets for Brisbane Appeal
  • The Abused Child Trust
  • Surf Life Saving Queensland
  • The Fred Hollows Foundation
  • The Starlight Foundation
  • The MS Society
  • Caretaker’s Cottage Youth Crisis Refuge
  • The Wayside Chapel
  • Eastern Respite and Recreation
  • Cardiovascular Heart Research at the University of Sydney
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Australia
  • Jesuit Missions that aid poverty
  • Various School bursaries for underprivileged children