Spanish duty free airports shop operator Aldeasa yesterday filed a request to be delisted from the Spanish stock market, while repeating its offer of EUR36.57 a share for those minority shareholders who have yet to
sell their shares following the takeover by Autogrill. The group, which also included Aldeasa's lead shareholder Altadis now holds 96% in Aldeasa.
July 2006 for Suvarnabhumi opening Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra yesterday announced that Bangkok's new Suvarnabhumi Airport will not be ready for commercial use until July next year.
Although construction of the terminal building will be completed on schedule this September, he said the terminal would not be open to the public until next year until full safety and security testing has taken place. Construction of the passenger terminal has been delayed following a series of corruption scandals surrounding purchasing procedures related to security scanners. A passage linking the landing field with the passenger terminal is also said to be two months behind schedule.