- In a pre-close trading update SSP Group, which operates food and drink outlets at airports and train stations worldwide, confirmed that group turnover for the year to 30 September will be up by around 10% at actual exchange rates.

The fourth quarter, from July to September, saw more net contract gains in the US and Europe and the firm has recently started operations in Brazil, a new territory for SSP.

The company has faced headwinds of late including slower passenger growth in Europe, the grounding of Boeing Max 737s in the US, the cessation of flights by Jet Airways in India and travel disruption in Hong Kong.

At 8:17am: [LON:SSPG] SSP Group Plc share price was -36p at 632p

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