Alstom wins 5-year Dubai airport contract extension

SectorOil & Gas

Global technology major Alstom said it has signed a five-year extension to its contract with Dubai Airports to provide comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) services for the Innovia APM 300 automated people mover (APM) system at Dubai International Airport (DXB). Alstom pointed out that its APM system at Dubai airport had consistently been a top performer. In the first five years of O&M services, the transit system’s average availability scored 99.85% against a 99.5% requirement, with the performance level increasing up to 99.94% in 2020, it stated. Furthermore, almost 4.7 million km of safe vehicle operations and 606,290 safe man-hours were achieved with zero lost time incidents, it added. According to Alstom, the project had won MEED’s ‘Innovation and Transport Project of the Year Award’ in 2017 and was declared ‘Top Performer’ among all the contractors at Dubai International under the Health and Safety Index in 2018. "Our Alstom team is delighted to build upon its relationship with Dubai Airports with this new more...