JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) announced that its JBT AeroTech business was awarded a $20.4 million contract by BARC, a joint venture comprised of Balfour Beatty, Azteca Enterprises, H.J. Russell & Company and CARCON Industries, the Construction Manager for the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) Terminals A and C Re-Gating Project. The contract includes the supply of 39 new Jetway(R) passenger boarding bridges, 21 Jetpower(R) ground power units, 18 JetAire(R) air handling units and other associated equipment and services.
The Jetway Systems(R) integrated gate equipment is part of DFW International Airport's $1.74 billion, seven-year Terminal Development Program. Through the project, the airport seeks to provide updated passenger services as well as improved efficiencies and aesthetic appearance for the terminals.
"We are pleased to continue expanding our relationship with the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport," said John Lee, Vice President and Division Manager, JBT AeroTech. "We have enjoyed a long term relationship with the airport and look forward to supplying these bridges to enhance gate operations and travelers' experience at DFW Airport. "
JBT AeroTech recently received final approval to announce this order which was included in the company's second quarter of 2010 inbound and order backlog. JBT anticipates completing its portion of the project by the second quarter of 2011.