TAV Airports has announced that it is to bid independently for the tender to operate the Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport in western Turkey.
The Turkish airports operator said that it plans to bid by itself for the rights to run the international, domestic and Commercially Important Person (CIP) terminals at the gateway. It currently operates the international terminal.
In a disclosure statement to the Stock Exchange, the company said: “Our Company is planning to bid independently for the tender for the operating rights of the Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport Existing International Terminal, CIP, Domestic Terminal and the auxiliaries by leasing.”
The tender will be held on 17 November by the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI).
TAV Airports currently operates Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Ankara Esenboga Airport, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport International Terminal and Antalya Gazipasa Airport as well as two airports each in Georgia, Tunisia and Macedonia.
In August, the airport operator won the tender to operate Saudi Arabia’s Medinah Airport for the next 25 years.