Upcoming Tender for a New Operator of Maribor Airport

Upcoming Tender for a New Operator of Maribor Airport

In January 2019, the Slovenian airport operator Aerodrom Maribor, owned by the Chinese-controlled SHS Aviation, announced the unilateral termination of its concession deal for the Edvard Rusjan Maribor Airport.

SHS Aviation, the Chinese-controlled company bought Aerodrom Maribor at the end of 2016 for EUR 7 million and signed a 15-year concession contract with the state in early 2017, committing to pay a monthly concession fee in the amount of EUR 100.000.

The contract will cease to be valid after a six-month notice period, i.e. on 15 July 2019.

The Slovenian Ministry for Infrastructure is expected to publish a tender for a new airport operator shortly.

In January 2019, the Slovenian airport operator Aerodrom Maribor, owned by the Chinese-controlled SHS Aviation, announced the unilateral termination of its concession deal for the Edvard Rusjan Maribor Airport.

SHS Aviation, the Chinese-controlled company bought Aerodrom Maribor at the end of 2016 for EUR 7 million and signed a 15-year concession contract with the state in early 2017, committing to pay a monthly concession fee in the amount of EUR 100.000.

The contract will cease to be valid after a six-month notice period, i.e. on 15 July 2019.

The Slovenian Ministry for Infrastructure is expected to publish a tender for a new airport operator shortly.