Milan, February 3rd, 2014 – APCOA PARKING Italy and SEA (SEA – Società Esercizi Aeroportuali S.p.A., Milan ) have jointly won the tender for managing parking at Bergamo Airport. The contract period is the 1st of February 2014 until the 31st of January 2020.
The management contract comprises more than 7,000 parking spaces at the Bergamo (Lombardy) Airport. The co-operation of SEA and APCOA is the result of the emphasis SACBO (the owner of the Airport of Bergamo) has put on the necessity to modernize the airport”s parking facilities and increase their functionality. Under the specific terms of the co-operation SEA S.p.A. will be providing the financial management, and making a series of investments to improve the quality of service; particularly in the areas of technological innovation and safety. APCOA PARKING Italy will be responsible for the operational management of the car parks and of customer relationship.
Among the technical improvements for the benefit of Bergamo Airport customers will be an e-commerce platform for parking reservation and on line payments. Another major innovation is the Telepass payment system. The electronic toll system allows customers paying automatically without getting off the car, and having the parking fees due debited from their bank accounts at the end of the month.
Bergamo Airport owner SACBO under the new contract has retained its authority to set tariffs and charges for parking services.
About APCOA PARKING Italia
APCOA PARKING Italy is a member of APCOA PARKING Group, the European leader in car park management. APCOA Parking Italia was established in 1985 as a parking management company and today is the market leader in Italy with a portfolio of 80 parking areas with about 58.000 parking spaces. APCOA PARKING Italia currently employs over 220 staff. The company is providing a wide range of on and off-street services on behalf of local authorities, clients at airports, rail stations, shopping centres, town and city centres, hotels, hospitals and universities.
About APCOA PARKING Group
APCOA PARKING Group is the leading European parking manager. More than 40 years of operational experience and innovation, the combined know-how from 12 European countries, an annual turnover of more than EUR 700 million, and a highly diversified portfolio are distinguishing APCOA PARKING Group from competitors. This business clout, quality of service and stability offered to private and public proprietors, keep APCOA PARKING Group in the European top position. More than 30 European airports have chosen APCOA to manage their parking facilities, making the company the market leader in this segment, too.
The group currently manages around 1.3 million parking spaces at more than 7,500 locations in Europe. All car parks are managed on the basis of local know-how, individual contracts, tailor-made technical solutions and customer-oriented services. APCOA”s international expertise and innovative clout is powered by 4,800 employees. APCOA Group headquarters are located in Stuttgart, Germany.
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