June 9, 2021 aviation

Kuwait signs KD 9.2m contract with Spain’s Indra

KUWAIT CITY, June 8, (KUNA): The Directorate General for Civil Aviation signed Tuesday a 9.2 million Kuwaiti Dinar (USD 30 million) contract with Spain’s Indra company to provide communication equipment for the new tower at Kuwait International Airport. Indra, according to the contract, will also transfer standby navigation devices at the airport.

DGCA and Indra officials signing of the contract to provide devices to operate the new control tower at Kuwait airport.

Saad Al-Otaibi, DGCA’s Deputy Director General for Planning and Projects, told KUNA the contract, which would be implemented in 18 months, was part of a government plan to upgrade infrastructure of Kuwait International Airport by providing state-of-art navigation devices for the new tower. This upgrade, he said, was within operation of a new runway as well as providing training of Kuwaiti nationals on operations and maintenance of the new communication system. The contract, signed by DGCA President Sheikh Abdullah Ali Al-Sabah and Indra representative in Kuwait Yahya Al-Shaibani, stipulated a 48-month guarantee.


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