Louis Berger wins first Spanish aviation contract

Morristown-based professional services firm Louis Berger has won its first project management contract in Spain’s aviation market, it announced Wednesday.

Louis Berger, in a joint venture with CEMOSA, was awarded a $17.3 million contract by the airport operator Aena to provide project management services for the expansion of the Palma de Mallorca International Airport in the Baleares Islands, Spain. The $366.5 million project will take nearly six years to complete, Louis Berger said in a news release.

“Louis Berger has 30 years of experience working in the aviation sector,” International Division President James Bach said in a prepared statement. “The company has supported infrastructure development of several of the largest, award-winning airports in the world.

“Louis Berger prides itself on developing cost-effective, sustainable strategies that allow airport operators to deliver projects and programs necessary to meet both present and future demand in a constantly changing environment.”

The airport, gateway for tourists visiting the island, saw nearly 28 million passengers pass through in 2017.

“The win is the result of Louis Berger’s global aviation reputation and the hard work of a solid aviation team,” Manuel Perez, senior vice president and managing director of Louis Berger’s International Design Center and the Latin American and Caribbean division, said in a statement. “This contract award elevates Louis Berger’s engineering portfolio within the aviation market sector in Spain.”