Deals this week: ParkCloud, Smiths Detection, Gulf Air Group

23 November 2018 (Last Updated November 22nd, 2018 12:34)

UK-based online parking services provider ParkCloud has agreed to offer its online reservation services to London Gatwick Airport.

UK-based online parking services provider ParkCloud has agreed to offer its online reservation services to London Gatwick Airport.

Passengers using the airport’s North and South terminals will be able to reserve their parking spaces through the company’s online network under the partnership.

Parking spaces at the airport are available in multiple packages for reservation on the online platform.

An estimated 3.3 million users on the ParkCloud online network will gain access to the car parks at Gatwick Airport.

The airport’s parking facilities are under CCTV surveillance and are open at all sites.

Smiths Detection and Eastronics have been chosen by the Israel Airport Authority (IAA) to deliver advanced checkpoint lanes.

Eastronics is the regional distributor of Smiths Detection in Israel.

The companies will be responsible for the delivery of 32 advanced checkpoint lanes for Ben Gurion Airport and the new Ramon International Airport under the contract.

“Gulf Air Group has signed a strategic agreement with the Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications to increase its existing stake in Bahrain Airport Services to 44%.”

Integrated with security concept of operations of the IAA, the lanes are expected to enhance operational efficiency.

Ben Gurion Airport’s Terminal 3 and Terminal 1 will be installed with 20 and six lanes respectively. Ramon Airport will have six advanced checkpoint lanes installed.

Smiths Detection will commence the delivery and installation in May 2019, while Eastronics will offer after-market services.

Gulf Air Group has signed a strategic agreement with the Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications to increase its existing stake in Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) to 44%.

Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

The agreement was signed at the Bahrain International Airshow 2018 held at Sakhir Air Base in November.

BAS offers ground handling services at Bahrain International Airport. It intends to use the proceeds to expand its operations to airports in foreign countries.

The agreement enables BAS to offer its ground handling services at the Bahrain International Airport until 2034.