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Serbia expects 5 binding bids for Belgrade airport concession contract - report

Author Radomir Ralev
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BELGRADE (Serbia), June 21 (SeeNews) - Four consortia and one company are expected to place binding bids in a tender for a 25-year concession contract for operating Belgrade Nikola Tesla international airport, Serbian media reported.

The four consortia are: France's Meridiam Eastern Europe Investments, Switzerland's Zurich Airport AG and France's Eiffage; India's GMR Infrastructure Limited and Greece's Terna; South Korea's Incheon International Airport Corporation, Turkey's Yatirimlar ve isletme and Russia's VTB Capital Infrastructure; China's Hainan Air Travel Service, HNA and China National Aero Technology, Serbian daily Politika reported on Tuesday.

French company Vinci Airports will place a binding bid alone, Politika said.

Earlier this month, Serbia's government said it has extended the deadline for submitting non-binding offers to June 21 from May 30.

The Serbian government owns 83.1% of Aerodrom Nikola Tesla, the operator of Belgrade airport. The company saw its net profit drop slightly to 3.2 billion dinars ($29.3 milion/26 million euro) in 2016, from 3.3 billion dinars a year earlier.

(1 euro = 121.727 dinars)

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