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Changi Airport Group and Certis CISCO Aviation Security renew Security Services Contract

Press Release   •  May 12, 2017 19:00 SGT

SINGAPORE, 12 May 2017 – Changi Airport Group (CAG) and Certis CISCO Aviation Security (CAS) today renewed the Security Services contract for the provision of security services at Singapore Changi Airport, Seletar Airport and Changi Airfreight Centre. The contract is for a period of five years from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2023, with the option to renew for a further five years.

The contract was signed by CAG’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Lee Seow Hiang and CAS’s parent company, Certis Group’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Paul Chong. The contract signing ceremony was witnessed by CAG’s Chairman, Mr Liew Mun Leong and Certis Group’s Chairman, Mr Olivier Lim.

The security services contract, valued at over S$680 million, covers the provision of security services in areas such as access-control checks into security restricted areas, pre-board screening of passengers and screening of passengers’ checked-in baggage.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Mr Lee said, “Certis Group is a key airport partner that CAG values deeply. The mutual trust that we have built over the past 10 years gives us great confidence to renew the security services contract with CAS. We look forward to continue our partnership, as Changi Airport continues to grow in the years ahead.

Certis Group’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Paul Chong added, “We are thankful to Seow Hiang and his team for a strong partnership. This has enabled CAS to grow to its present team of 3,500 staff, responsible for a spectrum of security operations for CAG and the airport community. With the renewed affirmation today, CAS plans to make long-term investments into the security hardware and software for our aviation security operations at Changi Airport.”

About Changi Airport Group

Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.

Changi Airport is the world's sixth busiest airport for international traffic.  It served a record 58.7 million passengers from around the globe in 2016.  More than 360 retail stores and 140 F&B outlets are situated across three terminals to cater to passengers and visitors.  With over 100 airlines providing connectivity to 380 cities worldwide, Changi Airport handles about 7,000 flights every week, or about one every 90 seconds.