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Britain's MAG files bid for 35-yr concession of Bulgaria's Sofia Airport

Author Mario Tanev
Britain's MAG files bid for 35-yr concession of Bulgaria's Sofia Airport Author: Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 11 (SeeNews) - A consortium of Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and China's Beijing Construction Engineering Group (BCEG) filed a bid on Thursday in a tender for a 35-year concession contract to run Bulgaria's Sofia Airport worth an estimated 3.9 billion euro ($4.4 billion), MAG said.

The consortium's offer envisages the construction of a third terminal at the airport, as well as the development and reconstruction of the existing two terminals, MAG said in a statement.

The deadline for submitting offers in the tender expired 14:30 local time on Thursday.

Manchester Airports Group operates three airports in Great Britain - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. The combined annual passenger traffic of the three airports totals nearly 60 million.

($ = 0.8879 euro)

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