On Tuesday morning, Caretaker Minister of Public Works and Transport, Ali Hamieh, announced that the bidding for the sole management of Beirut Airport Duty-Free will start this week, on Thursday, July 14.
According to the state-run NNA, the Minister stated that “the opening price is 850 billion LBP for each passenger.”
“Viewing and obtaining the book of conditions is done through the office of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation,” he added.
Dr. Hamieh also reiterated that requests should be sent in written form according to the norms.
In 2017, Phoenicia Aer Rianta Company (PAC) bid $74 million per year for the business to retain the contract in the last major tender, according to The Moodie Davitt Report.
Tourism this summer is very promising in Lebanon, with the country expecting to gain more than $3 billion. This is expected to give the struggling Lebanese economy a boost amid the crisis and the effects of the pandemic.