Smart mobility specialist Alstom has signed a five-year operation and maintenance contract with Jeddah Airports Company (JEDCO).

The contract, valued at approximately 200 million Saudi Riyal (€55m), will run to June 2027, following a similar contract signed between the two organisations in August 2019.

"We are honoured to sign this extension and solidify our partnership with JEDCO. Alstom has been present in the Kingdom for more than 70 years and our strategy is one of long-term partnership cementing a sustainable legacy within the Kingdom," said Mohamed Khalil, managing director of Alstom Saudi Arabia.

Under the terms of the new 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. The 102 km² airport is one of Saudi Arabia’s largest air facilities, welcoming up to 30 million passengers a year.

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