Zürich AG, the owner and operator of Zurich Airport, emerged as the biggest
bidder to design, develop and operate the new Noida International Airport at
Jewar, 80 kilometres south to the capital city along the Yamuna Expressway
International Airport, Adani Enterprises and Anchorage Infrastructure
Investments Holdings were the other bidders for this Airport.
The Swiss company is expected
to invest Rs4662 crore for the construction in four years after which the
5000-acre airport will be handling 12 million passengers per year and is
expected to contain the rising traffic growth in the National Capital Region
Flughafen Zürich AG
is committed to offer the highest service quality to the passenger
“Flughafen Zürich AG is excited to be again
present in India, a focus market for the company. With the award of the
concession for the new Noida International Airport, Flughafen Zürich AG will
participate in the expected growth of the Indian aviation market and will
implement its best practices developed in Switzerland while maintaining the
local Indian values. Flughafen Zürich AG is committed to offer the highest
service quality to the passengers, airlines and other involved stakeholders in
the new Noida International Airport,” said the release.
Flughafen Zürich AG will
be paying a fixed passenger fee to the state-owned authority from the sixth
anniversary of commissioning of the new airport.
Indonesia and the Philippines are among the future
focus markets for the operator of Zurich Airport
Flughafen Zürich AG is
currently involved in eight airports in Latin America. In addition to four
airports in Brazil and two in Chile, the Zurich airport operator is engaged in
the management and operations of the airports in Bogotá and Curaçao. Besides
India, countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines are among the future
focus markets for the operator of Zurich Airport.
Earlier in 2017, the Zurich Airport had successfully sold its shares in
Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.