From October 2015, the consortium made up of Aéroports de Paris, VINCI Airports and Astaldi will operate Arturo Merino Benítez Airport.
21 April 2015 - 6:00 pm - Acquisitions - Chile
The Supreme Decree awarding the concession of Santiago International Airport Arturo Merino Benítez, Chile, was published today in the Chilean Official Gazette1.
This publication ratifies the conclusion of the tender process organized by the Chilean government, which was made public on February 4, 20152. As a result, the Nuevo Pudahuel consortium, made up of Aéroports de Paris3 (45% of the consortium), VINCI Airports (40%) and Astaldi (15%), will now implement the design phase to take on the operation of the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Santiago de Chile starting October 1 2015, for a duration of 20 years.
As the new airport operator, the Nuevo Pudahuel consortium main duties are to:
• renovate the existing facilities including the refurbishment and the extension of the existing terminal
• finance, design and construct a new 175,000 m² terminal, bringing the airport's capacity up to 30 million passengers per year
• operate, for the entire duration of the concession (20 years), all infrastructures, including the existing terminal, the new terminal, car parks and future property developments.
Design and construction works will be carried out by a consortium made up of VINCI Construction Grands Projets (50%) and Astaldi (50%).
About Aéroports de Paris - www.aeroportsdeparis.fr
Aéroports de Paris builds, develops and manages airports, including Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Paris-Le Bourget. In 2014, Aéroports de Paris handled around 92.7 million passengers and 2.2 million metric tonnes of freight and mail at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly, and 41.4 million passengers in airports abroad through its subsidiary Aéroports de Paris Management (ADPM). The Group is also the main shareholder of the Turkish operator TAV Airports, which operates 14 airports worldwide for a total of 95.1 million passengers in 2013, including Istanbul Atatürk Airport which welcomed 57 million passengers.
Boasting an exceptional geographic location and a major catchment area, the Group is pursuing its strategy of adapting and modernising its terminal facilities and upgrading quality of services; the Group also intends to develop its retail and real estate businesses. In 2013, Group revenue stood at €2,754 million and net income at €305 million.
About VINCI Airports - www.vinci-airports.com
VINCI Airports, an emerging leader in the international airport sector, manages the development and operations of 24 airports: 11 in France, 10 in Portugal (including the hub of Lisbon with 18 million passengers) and 3 in Cambodia, generating revenues of more than 717 million euros in 2014. Its network of airports, served by more than 100 airlines, handles47 million passengers annually (2014).
Through its expertise as a comprehensive integrator and the professionalism of its 5,250 employees, VINCI Airports develops, finances, builds and operates airports, leveraging its investment capability, international network and know-how to optimize management of existing airport infrastructure, facility extensions and new construction.
VINCI Airports is a subsidiary of VINCI, world leader in concessions and construction with more than 266 000 projects in 100 countries and 185 000 employees.
About Astaldi - www.astaldi.com
ASTALDI GROUP is one of the main General Contractors in Italy and among the top 25 at a European level in the construction sector, where it also operates as a sponsor of project finance initiatives. It has been active at an international level for 90 years, developing complex and integrated projects in the field of design, construction and management of public infrastructures and major civil engineering works, mostly in the following segments: transport infrastructures, energy production plants, civil and industrial construction and plant engineering.
The Group is listed on the Stock Exchange since 2002 and holds 92nd position in the listings of global contractors. It ended 2014 with a total order backlog of over EUR 28 billion and a turnover of EUR 2.7 billion. It boasts more than 9,600 employees working in Italy, Central Europe (Poland, Romania and Russia) and Turkey, Africa (Algeria) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia), Latin America (Venezuela, Peru, Chile and Central America), and North America (Canada and the USA).
2 See previous press release, "Aéroports de Paris, VINCI Airports and Astaldi have presented the best offer for the concession of Santiago International Airport".
3 Indirectly through Aéroports de Paris Management (fully-owned subsidiary)
VINCI is a global player in concessions, energy and construction businesses, employing more than 260,000 people in nearly 120 countries. We design, finance, build and operate infrastructure and facilities that help improve daily life and mobility for all. Because we believe in all-round performance, we are committed to operating in an environmentally, socially responsible and ethical manner. And because our projects are in the public interest, we consider that reaching out to all our stakeholders and engaging in dialogue with them is essential in the conduct of our business activities. Based on that approach, VINCI’s ambition is to create long-term value for its customers, shareholders, employees, partners and society in general.