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Gan upgrade takes centre stage in Maldives
Aug 1 2017
Major redevelopments are underway at Gan International Airport to exploit the tourism potential of Addu Atoll in the Maldives.
In line with its privatisation policy, in 2012 the government set up a joint venture called Addu International Airport Ltd (AIA), in which the state holds a 70% stake. Jane’s understands that AIA is about to release tenders worth an estimated USD10 million for air traffic control systems and ground-handling equipment.
Work in progress includes new aircraft parking bays and apron resurfacing, said Ibrahim Fazil, chairman of the Maldives Civil Aviation Authority. “The main issue for Gan is lack of flights,” he told Jane’s . Read more.....
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