Serco to offer fire rescue services at Red Sea International Airport

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Serco secure contract for Red Sea International Airport
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Serco, a leading provider of essential services, has been awarded an eight-year contract to deliver aviation fire rescue and paramedical services at Red Sea International Airport in Saudi Arabia.

The contract, valued at $41 million (SAR 157 million), was awarded by daa International, the airport operator for Red Sea International Airport, as per the statement.

Serco will support the Red Sea International Airport, a new key hub in Saudi Arabia, by providing specialist capabilities to enable Category 7 services, which require specialist-trained fire rescue and paramedic personnel. To service the contract, Serco has hired a highly skilled team of 65 professionals to provide critical fire and rescue services at Red Sea International Airport.

The personnel will operate and maintain a modern fleet of highly specialized emergency vehicles and equipment to assure the safety of airport operations. These services are crucial to meet the regulatory requirements set by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and to ensure the safety and security of all airport operations.

Red Sea International Airport CEO, Mr. Paul O’ Donovan said that, “Serco’s world-class expertise and track record of success make them the perfect partner to help us ensure the safety of the airport’s passengers and staff. We are excited to work with Serco to make Red Sea International Airport a model of safety for airports around the world. This 8-year agreement opens the door to a long-term partnership dedicated to ensuring the safety of our guests and staff at Red Sea International Airport (RSI).”

“We are committed to working with daa International to ensure that the Red Sea International Airport is one of the safest in the world. Serco has a long history of providing fire and rescue services, and our team is dedicated to ensuring the safety of passengers, aircraft, and airport infrastructure, contributing to the smooth and efficient operation of the airport. We continue to make an impact and bring national visions to life by supporting Saudi Vision 2030 through our work across the Kingdom,” commented Mr. Phil Malem, CEO of Serco Middle East.

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