AirAsia to Bid for Clark Airport Contract
Borneo Post, Photo Credit to Borneo Post
clock 04-08-2018
hit 314

AirAsia Group Bhd will bid on an operation and maintenance contract for Clark International Airport in the Pampanga province of the Philippines.


In his tweet on Friday (4 Aug), group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the group, together with its subsidiaries in Indonesia and the Philippines, would be bidding for the airport's 25-year operation and maintenance contract.

"Bringing Asean together. Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines to bid for Clarke airport in Manila and build a big east Asean hub. Walking the talk on Asean. Kudos to Indonesia airports. Look what can be done in Asean when we work together" he tweeted.

According to news reports, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said the preliminary timeline for the project indicates a target for contract awarding and signing on Aug 30, but BCDA will accept bids until late August.

The development of the new terminal in Pampanga province, which is slated to be opened in July 2020, aims to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.

The BCDA is a government-owned and controlled corporation under the Office of the President of the Philippines.

It engages in public-private partnerships to push forward vital public infrastructure such as tollways, airports, seaports, and also major real estate developments.

In May, eight companies bought bid documents for the operations and maintenance including Megawide Construction Corp, Metro Pacific Investments Corp and San Miguel Holdings Corp.

Around 30 groups also attended the pre-bid conference for the project held on May 21, including AirAsia Group, Udenna Corp and JG Summit Holdings.




WHAT DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THIS?

0
LOVE
0
HAPPY
0
SURPRISED
0
SAD
0
ANGRY


COMMENTS
Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment.

SIGN UP NEWSLETTER

logo
Monthly Column
The staple of your property-related materials. It's all about being ahead of the game and with The Column, you get carefully selected information that will keep you informed and running with the pack. The best news, articles and properties on the market from the Property Hunter portal, conveniently wrapped and ready, just for you.

logo
Weekly Window
Your weekly dose of what's hot and what's not in property. The window is your view into the realm of real estate in Malaysia, curated from our portal based on the most popular pieces over the week. For those who just can't get enough, this is for you. Ain't nobody got time for dailies anymore, weekly is the new daily.