MALAYSIA. Malaysia Airports is preparing to launch the second phase of tenders for its ambitious KLIA 2 low-cost terminal in coming days. This phase includes the key airside retail and food & beverage concessions. The airport company has said that levels of interest among international as well as local concessionaires are high.

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Klia2 is the new permanent Low-Cost Carrier Terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), which is set to open in April 2013. Malaysia Airports has projected RM1.2 billion (US$380 million) in retail sales from the terminal in its first year of operations.

KLIA 2 will offer 35,200sq m of commercial space, spread across 225 tenancies for retail, F&B and other services.

This phase comprises 39 units for tender. In Departures the retail concessions on offer include fragrances & cosmetics, beauty & well-being, confectionery, fashion, sunglasses, travel & luggage, home décor, watches, Asian souvenirs, children’s goods, music, news & books and personal care stores. The stores range in size from 44sq m to 154sq m.

In food & beverage, concessions include coffee- and chocolate-based concepts, plus a large books, news & lifestyle café. Service concessions include bureaux de change and banking.

There are mandatory tender briefings at the Pan Pacific Hotel at KLIA on 29 February and 6 March for F&B and services, and retail, respectively.

Tender Documents can be purchased from 29 February 2012 (after Tender Briefing) until 27 March 2012 during office hours from:

Procurement & Contract Division
Level 1, Block B
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Malaysia Airports Corporate Office
Persiaran Korporat KLIA
64000 KLIA, Sepang, Selangor

The bid deadline is 3 April.

A series of artist’s impressions of the new KLIA 2, set to open in April 2013; at 242,000sq m the RM2 billion (US$663 million) facility is hailed as the largest purpose-built dedicated terminal for low-cost carriers in the world