O&M contract for Jeddah airport APM extended

Jeddah Airports Company (JEDCO) extended with Alstom the Innovia APM O&M contract from June 2022 through to 2027. EUR 55 million is the value of the contract.

The company first secured the operation and maintenance contract in August 2019 until June 2021, which was previously awarded due to continued positive performance.

With this contract, Alstom will continue to provide O&M services for the Innovia automated people mover (APM) within the King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), Terminal 1 in Jeddah.

“We will continue to enhance the performance of King Abdulaziz International Airport by continuing to offer world-class operations and maintenance, with a best-in-class team,” Mohamed Khalil, Managing Director of Alstom Saudi Arabia said.

The airport is one of Saudi Arabia’s largest air facility, occupying an area of 102 km², welcoming up to 30 million passengers through the airport every year.

The O&M contract is one of many Alstom projects in Saudi Arabia. The company has also supported the Haramain high-speed rail line between Mecca and Medina and also supplies an integrated Metro System for Lines 3, 4, 5 and 6 and the maintenance for these lines.

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