Iceland’s Central Public Procurement body, Ríkiskaup, has published the result of a public tender for ABC eGates at Keflavik International Airport (KEF).
The tender, published on 12 November, 2106, was for 12 ABC eGates to be used by the border police at Keflavik.
The tender also includes a service contract for 3 years with the option to extend twice for one year at a time.
The award criteria is based on lowest price.
The published results show a large difference in price between the five bidders with Germany’s secunet coming in at the lowest price.
The published results are:
1. Gemalto Denmark A/S EUR. 1.274.199.
2. Veritos GmbH EUR. 1.842.000.
3. Sita Advanced Travel Solutions ltd. EUR. 1.358.068.
4. Vision Box, Solucones de Viso Por Computador SA. EUR. 852.803.
5. Secunet Security Netwok AG EUR. 557.121.
About Keflavik International Airport (KEF)
Keflavík International Airport, also known as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, is the largest airport in Iceland and the country’s main hub for international transportation.
Passenger numbers: Keflavik forecasts a great increase in passenger numbers in 2017, with 8.75 million passengers expected to travel through the airport. This includes arriving and departing passengers as well as transit passengers who stop over on their way across the Atlantic. This is an increase of 28.3% on the 6.8 million passengers in 2016.
The passenger forecast for 2017 assumes a 7.4% increase in Icelandic passengers from 2016. Icelanders will only be 20% of the passengers.
Airlines: The main carriers at Keflavík are Icelandair and WOW air.
N.B. Image credit: Keflavik Airport