50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

VINCI Airports takes over the operation of Manaus International Airport

Download: Printable PDF Date: 17 Jan 2022 09:21 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
VINCI Airports takes over the operation of Manaus International Airport - Airports / Routes publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Country: Brazil Aircraft: Airplanes

VINCI Airports has taken over the operation of Manaus airport, under a 30-year concession contract awarded by Brazilian civil aviation in April. The effective cooperation between VINCI Airports and Infraero - a public airport infrastructure company - has enabled a smooth transition. Six other airports in the region - Porto Velho, Rio Branco, Boa Vista, Cruzeiro do Sul, Tabatinga and Tefé - will join VINCI Airports’ portfolio in February 2022. In total, these seven airports welcomed 4.7 million passengers in 2019.

Third cargo airport in Brazil, Manaus airport is a pillar of the economic and social development of the Amazon. VINCI Airports will work to develop the cargo activity of this platform by optimizing its operation.
 
Building on the good environmental performance of Salvador airport - which has become "the most sustainable airport" in Brazil since it took over operations in 2018 - VINCI Airports will also deploy its environmental action plan in the Amazon. The objective is to reduce the CO2 emissions of airports - notably through the construction of a solar farm - and to improve their water and waste management. Finally, a forest carbon sink program will be implemented there, to sequester their residual CO2 emissions, while helping to protect the Amazon rainforest and biodiversity.

 
Following the integration of Manaus airport and the six other airports in the region, VINCI Airports will operate 53 airports around the world, including 8 airports in Brazil. It thus becomes the country's leading international airport concessionaire in terms of the number of airports managed and employs nearly 500 people in the country.
 
Nicolas Notebaert, CEO of VINCI Concessions and President of VINCI Airports, declared: “VINCI Airports is proud to be the new operator of Manaus airport and six other new airports in the northern block. In this region of Brazil, largely made up of forests and rivers, air transport is essential for the mobility of people and the supply chain. We will mobilize our expertise from an operational and environmental standpoint, with a view to sustainable development. We are renewing our partnership with Brazil to make this concession a new success, building on the very positive results we have obtained in Salvador de Bahia”.



Loading comments for VINCI Airports takes over the operation of Manaus International Airport...


Recommended

Designing your perfect cabin - Airbus opens unique creative studio for business jet customers

Airbus Corporate Jets has opened its exclusive new ACJ TwoTwenty creative studio in Toulouse, France. The studio dedicated to ACJ customers showcases  a real-size section of the ACJ TwoTwent...

London Oxford Airport continues investment in infrastructure to harmonize light GA & commercial bizav grow

London Oxford Airport is stepping up its infrastructure projects to support its historic general aviation (light aircraft /pilot training) customers and its expanding commercial business aviation acti...

UAS adds flexible global flight planning platform PPS to technology offering

Global trip support and aviation technology solutions provider, UAS International Trip Support has teamed up with global provider of advanced aviation software and ADS-B network, AIR SU...

VoltAero brings its Cassio electric-parallel hybrid aircraft to the Netherlands for sustainable aviation demo flights with the country Power Up initiative

VoltAero Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft is to perform demonstration flights across selected routes in the Netherlands beginning June 13 to promote highly sustainable regional aviation throughout...

The drones news