Bulgaria picks French-German consortium as Sofia Airport concessionaire

Bulgaria has selected SofConnect – a consortium between French-registered Meridiam Eastern European Investments and the Munich Airport operator – as concessionaire of Sofia Airport, Investor.bg reported on July 17.

The news was not expected as in May the transport ministry announced that another bidder – a consortium comprising France’s Aeroports de Paris and Turkey’s TAV – had offered the highest concession fee. However, the SofConnect consortium gained the highest score during the assessment procedure, getting 86.12 out of 100 points.

The consortium has offered to pay a concession fee of €24.5mn per year and invest €608mn.

The winner will run Sofia Airport for 35 years and will build a third terminal up to 10 years after the signing of the contract, Investor.bg reported, quoting Transport Minister Rossen Zhelyazkov.

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