AKTOR has secured the renewal of its Facility Management contract for a series of major facilities of Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar, with a total budget of €180 million.
In particular, the subsidiary of ELLAKTOR Group, recently received a six-year extension of the contract for the provision of comprehensive Maintenance Support for the Facility Management (Soft & Hard FM Services) of the Aircraft Maintenance Hangar Complex, Duty Free Warehouses, Consolidated Car Rental Facility and Airport Staff Access Control of HIA.
This is the second consecutive renewal of the contract that the company secures during its long presence in Qatar through its subsidiary AKTOR QATAR WLL. It is noted that AKTOR has also constructed the Aircraft Maintenance Hangar Complex of HIA, which serves as the central maintenance hub for Qatar Airways’ international fleet, being one of the largest free span hangars in the world.
With a total area of 168,000 sq. m., the main Hangar is able to accommodate up to 14 aircrafts simultaneously, including the Airbus A380, Airbus 350 and Boeing 787. The Complex is complemented by two smaller hangars, which occupy an area of 30,000 sq. m. and can accommodate up to 7 aircrafts at the same time. It is noted that under the contract AKTOR is also expected to provide specialised aircraft maintenance support services.
On the occasion of the renewal of the contract, AKTOR’s CEO, Mr. Alexandros Exarchou, stated: “This renewal comes as a second consecutive recognition of the top quality services that AKTOR has been providing to Doha’s Hamad International Airport since 2013, having forged a strong relationship of trust with the client. This is yet another important step in a long way, which began with the construction of the project and its handover, it has evolved through an initial development phase and is reaching today a fully-fledged and seamless cooperation. We are therefore very proud that Doha’s Hamad International Airport trusts AKTOR as a full-service partner throughout the whole life cycle of its assets, thereby confirming the company’s superiority when it comes to Facility Management as well.”
AKTOR, the construction arm of ELLAKTOR and its biggest subsidiary, has been established as a leading infrastructure company, providing a wide range of highly diversified services in the fields of Construction, Solar Power, Quarrying, Facility and Project Management. AKTOR’s emblematic infrastructure projects in Greece and abroad include the Athens Metro Line 2, the new Acropolis Museum, the Rion-Antirrion Bridge, the Psyttalia Wastewater Treatment Plant, as well as the ongoing projects of the Thessaloniki Metro, the Faliro Bay revamp project, the Doha Metro Gold Line in Qatar etc.