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Bouygues Energies and Services Awarded Long Term Facility Management Contract at Kelowna International Airport

May 1 2013 12:00AM

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KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- Bouygues Energies and Services Canada (Bouygues E&S) is delighted to announce that it has entered into a long term partnership agreement with the City of Kelowna for the delivery of facility management and technical building services at the Kelowna International Airport commencing May 1st 2013.

Bouygues E&S provides a wide range of services including building and systems operations and maintenance, janitorial, snow removal, helpdesk, and management services delivered by its own multi skilled service team based on site at Kelowna International Airport. Bouygues-E&S's services are fully integrated and backed by a 24/7/365 help desk and will be delivered to ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management standards. To deliver this full range of facility management and airport specific services, Bouygues E&S has partnered with the Winnipeg Airports Authority, the operator of the recently redeveloped award winning Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport campus.

Kelowna International Airport (YLW), owned and operated by the City of Kelowna, links the Okanagan Valley to the world and shows year over year passenger volume growth. YLW is in the process of expanding its terminal building and the surrounding facilities and infrastructure to support its "Drive to 1.6 Million Passengers Program". This comprehensive long term facilities management and airport infrastructure agreement will allow the City of Kelowna to benefit from Bouygues E&S's extensive international energy management and critical infrastructure operations experience to optimise the operational and financial effectiveness of YLW's future expansion plans.

Anthony McCord, Bouygues E&S Canada's CEO said;

"We are delighted to enter into a long term relationship with the City of Kelowna and YLW. This partnership follows our long terms P3 partnerships with the RCMP, Public Works Canada and the Fraser Health Authority. YLW's growing international airport adds to Bouygues Energies and Services' portfolio of critical infrastructure facilities in Canada and abroad. We are particularly pleased with the strong sense of partnership with the staff at YLW. We look forward to contributing to an excellent passenger experience by providing YLW with a facility which is safe, clean, efficiently run and builds towards towards the City of Kelowna's goal for YLW to become "the best mid-sized airport in North America.

"We are pleased to have Bouygues join our team at YLW," says Sam Samaddar, Airport Director, Kelowna International Airport. Bouygues breadth of international experience in high security and dynamic operational environments will be a welcome presence at YLW. This will help ensure that we deliver the highest level of services to all of our customers as the airport continues to grow."

Bouygues Energies and Services Canada is a 100% subsidiary of Bouygues Energies and Services S.A. one of the world's largest industrial services companies, and a member of the publicly quoted Bouygues Group. Bouygues Energies and Services is a leading facility management and energy services partner for facility owners and occupants, with a particular focus on large, complex installations requiring controlled environments, guaranteed uptime, high security or advanced risk management. With offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Toronto, Ontario, Bouygues Energies and Services Canada's span of expertise ranges from conception, design, finance, construction, and facility operations in critical infrastructure and healthcare environments.



Contacts:
Bouygues Energies and Services Canada
Alan Drummond
(604) 669-5281

Kelowna International Airport
Jenelle Heynes
(250) 765-5125 x207





Source: Marketwire


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