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TAV gets short-listed for LaGuardia

The consortium formed by TAV Airports, Aeroports de Paris and USA based giant investment bank Goldman Sachs joint venture group has qualified to be listed in the short list for the proposal of LaGuardia International Airport Central Terminal Building tender. The tender called by the local authorities, New York and New Jersey Port Managements, covers modernization of LaGuardia Airport central terminal building, which served 26 million passengers in 2012.

TAV Airports, the leading global brand of Turkey in airport operation, has been found qualified together with the consortium of Aeroports de Paris and Goldman Sachs for Design/Financing/Operation and Maintenance project for LaGuardia Airport central terminal building in New York, USA. Soon to be realized, The La Guardia Airport tender covers Design/Construction/Financing/Operation and Maintenance.

TAV Airports President & CEO M. Sani Sener said “To be short-listed in such a tender means your engineering, financial and operational skills are found qualified in a country like USA. It is a long and challenging road to get prepared for the tender. But I believe that young talents of TAV will achieve that. I assure all our investors that we will get prepared to this significant tender by obeying our strategic consistency in our growing smart perception. We will do our best to be successful together with ADP, which is also our shareholder and which we manage together an airport network of 37 airports having 200 million passengers, and Goldman Sachs, a giant investment bank in USA, which also plays an important role in worldwide infrastructure projects. We got together for construction, design and engineering with Tutor Perini, the construction firm experienced in large projects in and around New York, and our other consortium partners, which are among the bests of the world.

LaGuardia International Airport in New York served 26 million passengers last year. The consortium short-listed consists of Aeroports de Paris (ADP), Goldman Sachs (GS Global Infrastructure Partners II LP and GS International Infrastructure Parteners II LP.), Tutor Perini Corporation, Ove Arup & Partners PC, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC, Suffolk Construction Company, STV Incorporated and ADP Ingenierie together with TAV. There are four short-listed consortiums in total for the airport.