Al Jaber Group wins Dh4.3-billion contract of the main package of Dubai International Airport's (DIA) Concourse 3 from Dubai Aviation City Corporation

2009-05-01

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His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation (3rd from right) and Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman, Dubai World Central (3rd from left) with senior officials of Al Jaber Engineering & Contracting and Dubai Civil Aviation Department at the signing deal for Dubai International Airport’s Concourse 3 construction.

Al Jaber Engineering and Contracting (Alec) has been awarded a Dh4.3-billion contract to build Concourse 3 of Dubai International Airport

The contract includes the construction, completion and maintenance of the civil, architectural, MEP, SAS and signage works for the third concourse.

Concourse 3 will be dedicated to Emirates Airlines and will provide 20 Contact Gates including 18 Gates specifically designed for A380 aircraft and it will increase the passenger handling capacity at Dubai International Airport up to 68 million passengers per year.

ALEC is a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi based Al Jaber Group, and has been executing major construction projects in the UAE since its inception in 1999. The company currently operates in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and has delivered significant landmark developments managing to establish a distinguished name within the construction sector.