PRESS RELEASE-French ADP in talks with Cuba to develop Havana airport
Aug 5 (Reuters) - Groupe ADP enters into exclusive talks with the Cuban authorities concerning the development of Havana International Airport Groupe ADP, through ADP Management in association with TAV Airports, and in consortium with Bouygues Bâtiment International, subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, indicates that it has been informed by way of a press release from ACN( ) that the Cuban authorities had selected it to enter into exclusive talks concerning the project for the development of José Marti International Airport, Havana, under a concession contract, and salutes this decision. The Havana International Airport development project provides - notably in the short term - for the renovation, the extension and the operation of the existing international terminals. These developments will aim to provide Havana with a handling capacity of over 10 million passengers per year from 2020, while current traffic is close to 5 million passengers and the announcements of the opening up of air traffic, notably to the USA, hold out the prospect of rapid growth in needs at the airport. The project also ultimately includes the development of the San Antonio de los Banos aerodrome, to the west of the capital.
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