JBT Wins King Abdul-Aziz International Airport Contract
JBT Corporation announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded contracts in excess of $15 million to supply gate service systems for the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The order, placed by the Avicorp Middle East and Almabani General Contractors, includes the supply of new Jetway® Air Handling Units and Pit Distribution Systems.
The Jetway equipment is an integral portion of the new construction project's mission to become an intermodal hub that enhances KAIA as an international gateway to the Jeddah region.
“We are very pleased to support continued regional growth and economic development through the supply of these gate service systems to the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport,” said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech.
The order for the gate service systems was received in the second quarter of 2013, with delivery anticipated to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2013.