VINCI Airports wins the concession for Salvador’s airport in Brazil
16 March 2017 - Acquisitions - Brazil
- Total annual traffic close to 7.5 million passengers
- A 30-year concession contract
On completion of a call for tenders initiated by ANAC (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), VINCI Airports was this Thursday awarded the concession for Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes airport, for a 30-year term. Located in the city of Salvador, this airport is currently managed by the public operator Infraero.
With more than 7.5 million passengers welcomed in 2016, the Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes airport in Salvador is Brazil's 9th-largest airport.
The concession contract won by VINCI Airports covers operation, maintenance and extension-upgrading of the existing terminal and the runways system.
VINCI Airports, already established in Latin America, is the concessionaire since 1st October 2015 for a 20-year term of the Santiago de Chile International Airport, in the framework of a consortium, and since 9 April 2016, valid until March 2030, of six airports in the Dominican Republic, including that of Santo Domingo capital city.
This success marks a new stage in VINCI Concessions' development strategy in this part of the world : over the last two years, VINCI Concessions has carried out several investments in motorways’ operation in Colombia and Peru.
About VINCI Airports
VINCI Airports, now one of the five main companies operating in the international airport sector, manages the development and operation of 35 airports – 13 in France, 10 in Portugal (including the Lisbon hub), 3 in Cambodia, 2 in Japan, 6 in the Dominican Republic and the airport in Santiago, Chile. The VINCI Airports network serves nearly 170 airlines and more than 130 million passengers per year. VINCI Airports builds on its comprehensive integration expertise and its 10,600 dedicated employees to develop, finance, build and operate airports and leverages its investment capacity, international network and know-how to optimise the management and performance of existing airports, carry out airport extension projects and build new airport infrastructure.
VINCI is a global player in concessions and construction, employing more than 183,000 people in some 100 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, above and beyond economic and financial results, we are committed to operating in an environmentally and socially responsible 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.