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Fraport Subsidiary Provides Security for the Euro Tunnel

    Frankfurt/Main, Germany (ots) - Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide is now indirectly involved in providing security services at the Euro Tunnel that links England with  continental Europe. The Dutch-based security company ICTS Europe B.V. - which is 45-percent owned by Fraport's CIVAS GmbH (Neu-Isenburg, Germany) subsidiary - will ensure security at the British end of the Euro Tunnel in the future, under a three-year contract worth about 11.4 million pounds Sterling (almost 20 million euro). Headquartered in Amsterdam, ICTS Europe B.V. currently employs 5,000 people. ICTS offers a range of security services such as passenger, baggage and cargo control at numerous airports. It is active in almost all West European countries, from Italy to Scandinavia.  Fraport's involvement in ICTS began in early 2001. By 2004 the latest, Fraport's CIVAS subsidiary is expected to acquire the remaining 55 percent of ICTS' shares. CIVAS and ICTS are leaders in the European aviation security market.

ots Original Text: Fraport AG Internet: www.newsaktuell.ch

Contact: Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide Robert A. Payne - Manager International Press 60547 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Tel. +49 69 690 78547 (with voice mailbox) Fax: +49 69 690 60548 E-Mail: r.payne@fraport.de Internet: www.fraport.de (click on  "Press Lounge")



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