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Breakthrough contracts for Changi and Fraport in Saudi Arabia


General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) took a key step forward in realising its long term goals of reforming Saudi Arabia’s aviation sector, this month officially awarding two foreign companies a total of USD154.8 million in management contracts for its three busiest airports.

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  • Next stop: Privatisation
  • Fraport officially awarded Riyadh and Jeddah airport management contracts
  • Jeddah to launch expansion programme in Dec-08
  • CAI awarded "land mark" contract at Dammam
  • Lufthansa Technik awards NAS MRO contract
  • Taif greenfield airport project proposed

Graphs and data:

  • Saudi Arabia total passenger traffic (domestic & international): 1997 to 2007
  • Dammam International Airport passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth: 2001-2007
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