VINCI Airports in the world
VINCI Airports manages 65 airports in 12 countries in Europe, Asia and the American continent.
With 16 years of operating presence in France, VINCI Airports operates 12 airports of all sizes. The constant commitment of airport teams to air traffic development made it possible to outperform average market growth in 2019: 8% for all airports. Regular structural investment also delivers an appropriate and supportive response to regional needs.
Lyon-Saint Exupéry, Best European Airport 2019: this award by the Airport Council International is the result of the very strong commitments made by VINCI Airports and the airport teams in the fields of the environment, innovation, quality of service and customer satisfaction. This is the first time since 2010 that a French airport has been included in the ACI's list of achievements.
VINCI Airports welcomes the new easyJet base at Nantes Atlantique airport: The opening of easyJet's new French base marks a new milestone in the development of the airport.
VINCI Airports celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Grenoble Alpes Isère and Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc airports concessions: Grenoble airport has successfully developed its presence in the ski holiday market and Chambéry airport is now a gateway to the Alps. They have both strongly improved their operating performance and customer experience. Their sustainable growth has also contributed to employment in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
In 2013, VINCI Airports took over operation of 10 airports in Portugal, since then they have delivered exceptional growth in terms of air traffic and non-air related business. The proactive attitude of VINCI Airports teams in Portugal and a governance principle tailored to the specific needs of individual regions are two of the key factors behind this success.
- Lisbon airport awarded Airport of the Year by the 2019 Air Transport Awards: This award recognizes the excellence of the airport’s teams committed to the quality of service of the airport as well as VINCI Airports’ commitment to contribute to the development of the Portuguese economy by building traffic and investing in infrastructure to support its growth.
Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Santiago, Chile has been operated since October 2015 by the Nuevo Pudahuel consortium formed by VINCI Airports (40%), Aéroports de Paris (45%) and the Italian construction group Astaldi (15%). The 20-year contract proposed an ambitious programme of development work designed to double the capacity of the infrastructure in response to the impressive potential for growth in air traffic.
At the beginning of 2022, the work was delivered and the new 248,400 m² terminal was inaugurated, making Santiago de Chile airport an international hub, the most modern in South America. With the extension of the existing terminal, now reassigned to domestic traffic, the airport’s capacity more than doubles, going from 16 to 38 million passengers a year.
Prime contractor services: a key factor for success in Chile
In December 2015, the concessionaire company formed by ORIX and VINCI Airports has signed a 44-year concession contract with the New Kansai International Airport Company (“NKIAC”) for the operation of Kansai and Osaka international airports. In 2019, passenger numbers at the three facilities operated by VINCI Airports with its Japanese partners rose 7.2% over the year as a whole. This good momentum, despite amore difficult regional business environment at the end of the year, reflects the application of VINCI Airports' traffic expansion expertise: in 2019, the Kansai airports welcomed more than 50 million passengers and opened 22 new routes to China.
Acquired in December 2015 from the investment fund Advent International, Aerodom is the concession holder for six of the nine airports in the Dominican Republic, including the capital: Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata. Operation transferred to VINCI Airports in April 2016 under the terms of this concession contract, which runs until 2030.
Belgrade airport, in Serbia
VINCI Airports signed on March 22, 2018 a 25-year concession contract covering Belgrade airport’s financing, operation, maintenance, extension and upgrade. Serbia's main airport welcomed 6.1 million passengers in 2019.