JBT AeroTech wins $15m Jeddah deal

JBT AeroTech wins $15m Jeddah deal
Updated 20 July 2013

JBT AeroTech wins $15m Jeddah deal

JBT AeroTech wins $15m Jeddah deal

JBT Corporation has 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. 
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, was quoted as saying in a press release.
The order for the gate service systems was received in the second quarter, with delivery anticipated to be complete by the fourth quarter of 2013.
JBT Corporation is a leading global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries. 
JBT Corporation designs, manufactures, tests and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for regional and multi-national industrial food processing customers through its JBT FoodTech segment and for domestic and international air transportation customers through its JBT AeroTech segment.