The international airport in Brasov, central Romania, will open later this year as work on the terminal is almost complete, Hotnews.ro reported.
Authorities hope the airport can be operational by the end of this year, although uncertainty remains high amid the pandemic.
The contract for the planning and execution of the work on the new terminal was worth RON 146 million (EUR 30 million), including VAT. The terminal has an area of 12,031 m². The Brasov District Council, which owns the airport, is preparing the start of the accreditation process and commissioning.
The World Bank reached out to the Brasov District Council, who expressed an interest in providing technical assistance in identifying an operator. Talks are ongoing with several companies about the concession and operation of Ghimbav Airport.
As for the airlines interested in flying to Brasov, the Polish LOT has recently shown interest. But other airlines were also interested in opening routes to Brasov, such as Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Blue Air, Lufthansa or El Al.
(Photo: Brașov International Airport Facebook page)