Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Bombardier gets DFW Skylink contract

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Bombardier Transportation has signed 10-year contract valued at $165 million with Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport to continue operating and maintaining the airport’s automatic people mover system. Bombardier received an order for the elevated dual-lane guideway system in 2000.

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Known as Skylink, it connects Terminals A, B, C, D. and E. “Since it opened in 2005, the Skylink people mover system has helped transform DFW into one of the best connecting airports in the world by offering fast and easy access between all five of our terminals,” said Jeff Fegan, CEO of DFW International Airport.

“Skylink has dramatically improved the passenger experience at DFW, and we are truly pleased to continue our long-term partnership with Bombardier for the operations and maintenance ofthe Skylink system,” Fegan said.