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2 regional airport projects advance

Two unsolicited airport proposals worth almost P53 billion have been allowed to advance for further approval, the Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday.   The DOTr said in a statement that businessman Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp., which made a P49-billion unsolicited offer for the Davao International Airport, was awarded an original proponent status (OPS). Mega 7 Construction Corp. also won an OPS for its P3.8-billion proposal for the Kalibo International Airport, the DOTr announced. Both offered to operate, maintain and further develop the respective airports through a 30-year concession period.   Swiss challenge The OPS was awarded t...Keep on reading: 2 regional airport projects advance.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerOct 23rd, 2018

2 regional airport projects advance

Two unsolicited airport proposals worth almost P53 billion have been allowed to advance for further approval, the Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday.   The DOTr said in a statement that businessman Dennis Uy's Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp., which made a P49-billion unsolicited offer for the Davao International Airport, was awarded an original proponent status (OPS). Mega 7 Construction Corp. also won an OPS for its P3.8-billion proposal for the Kalibo International Airport, the DOTr announced. Both offered to operate, maintain and further develop the respective airports through a 30-year concession period.   Swiss challenge The OPS was awarded t...Keep on reading: 2 regional airport projects advance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Govt rejects Aboitiz regional airport offer

The government has rejected Aboitiz Equity Ventures’s (AEV) unsolicited proposal to upgrade, expand, operate and maintain four regional airports, with the Transportation department ruling that the projects should undergo public bidding. AEV, through wholly-owned subsidiary Aboitiz InfraCapital, Inc. (AIC) last month offered to spend P148 billion to rehabilitate and operate the Iloilo International Airport, Bacolod-Silay [...] The post Govt rejects Aboitiz regional airport offer appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

DPWH chief inspects Caticlan, Boracay roads

DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar inspected two on-going infrastructure projects in Aklan – the Boracay Circumferential Road and Caticlan Airport Access Road. Villar was accompanied by Undersecretary Roberto R. Bernardo, DPWH-6 Regional Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr. and OIC-Assistant Regional Director Jose Al V. Fruto, and District Engineer Noel […] The post DPWH chief inspects Caticlan, Boracay roads appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

DoTr to order new feasibility studies for 4 regional airports

THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) will order new feasibility studies for four regional airport projects, with the studies targeted for completion next year. The government has said it is open to auctioning off the operations and maintenance (O&M) component for the regional airport projects, after removing the regional airport projects — New Bohol (Panglao), Davao, […] The post DoTr to order new feasibility studies for 4 regional airports appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

Government scraps regional airports bidding

MANILA, Philippines - The government has stopped the auction for the Regional Airport Projects under the public-private partnership (PPP) scheme to fund the.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Transport department halts regional airport PPP offer

THE GOVERNMENT has terminated the public-private partnership (PPP) mode of procurement for the regional airport projects, with the implementing bodies -- the Department of Transportation (DoTr) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines -- deciding they "would be implemented through other modes," the PPP Center said in a press release yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

DOTr starts bid process for 5 regional airports PPP

The transportation department has opened the bidding process for the development, operations and maintenance of five unbundled airport projects, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center announced yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2017

DOTr starts bid process for 5 regional airports PPP

The transportation department has opened the bidding process for the development, operations and maintenance of five unbundled airport projects, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center announced yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2017

Corporate News: After casino, Okada said to be keen on Philippine airports

GAMING MOGUL Kazuo Okada is interested in bidding for international airport projects in the Philippines, as part of a strategy to advance his investments in the local tourism industry, a local partner said......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

MIAA continues safety, security projects

Experiencing a year full of growth in 2018, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), under the guidance of the Department of Transportation (DoTr), will continue to exert utmost efforts to ensure the safety, security, and comfort of the public at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). “Passenger safety and security remain top priorities, and the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Speaker Arroyo on sentimental visit to legacy projects in WV

By: Gail T. Momblan HOUSE Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo went around Western Visayas on Jan 18, 2019 to check her priority projects when she was President from 2001 to 2010. Arroyo visited and got updates on the Bacolod-Silay International Airport in Negros Occidental, Iloilo International Airport in Cabatuan, Iloilo; and Dumangas roll on-roll off (Ro-Ro) Passenger […] The post Speaker Arroyo on sentimental visit to legacy projects in WV appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Lower Bohol air fares seen as Panglao Int l Airport opens

Air fares for flights to and from Bohol could soon go down with the opening of the new Bohol-Panglao International Airport, which is seen to help the province become a regional hub......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

P2.48B in tourism roads boost Western Visayas

THE Department of Tourism-Department of Public Works and Highways (DOT-DPWH) Convergence Program on Tourism Road Infrastructure Projects (TRIP) will conduct a Regional Consultative Workshop to present its 2018 accomplishments and updates on pending/upcoming projects. Moreover, the improved Tourism Road Infrastructure Project Prioritization Criteria (TRIPPC) Guidelines and indicative steps for submission of required documents will be […] The post P2.48B in tourism roads boost Western Visayas appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Jasmine Alkhaldi raring for SEA Games gold at home

MANILA, Philippines---Olympic heartbreaks won't make Philippine swimmer Jasmine Alkhaldi walk away from the sport. Jasmine Alkhaldi had thoughts of giving up swimming when she failed to advance to the semifinals of the 100-meter women's freestyle event in the 2016 Rio Olympics, but the notion of competing in the 2019 Philippine Southeast Asian Games made her change her mind. Representing Filipinos in her home country lit a fire in Alkhaldi that almost got doused in the pools of Rio de Janeiro and now she's on a mission to wear the Philippine colors proudly in the regional games. "It's really what keeps me going," said Alkhaldi during the PBA's opening ceremonies for the 2019...Keep on reading: Jasmine Alkhaldi raring for SEA Games gold at home.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019
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Aboitiz unit hopes to start operating two airports by end-2019

THE infrastructure unit of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. (AEV) hopes to start operating two regional airports by the end of 2019, including the P42.7-billion Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Britain testing how motorways would handle ‘no-deal’ Brexit

LONDON --- Britain is testing how its motorway and ferry system would handle a no-deal Brexit by sending a stream of trucks from a regional airport to the port of Dover. The tests began Monday morning and are intended to gauge how severe the disruption would be if Britain leaves the European Union on March 29 without an agreed upon withdrawal deal. It is expected that an abrupt departure without a deal would lead to the introduction of tariff and customs barriers that would slow fast-moving ferry and rail traffic that links Britain to continental Europe. There are concerns that major traffic jams leading into and out of the ferry ports of Dover could greatly hamper trade. P...Keep on reading: Britain testing how motorways would handle ‘no-deal’ Brexit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Bulacan airport to raise the bar on unsolicited proposals

The approval of the Bulacan International Airport without government guarantee would raise the standards for viable public-private partnership (PPP) projects, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Manila Airport | Best Priority Pass Lounge Sky View – Manila Video

On a recent trip from Papua New Guinea to Malaysia I had the longest overnight layover since my early 20s.  I knew in advance that I would be there all night so when I say that i researched the best and most luxury lounge in Terminal 3 of Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport I hope you’ll… link: Manila Airport | Best Priority Pass Lounge Sky View – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

More local projects in focus

THE NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority’s (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on Wednesday the P14.07-billion Regional Fish Port Project for the Greater Capital Region and the P3.87-billion Philippines-Korea Project Preparation Facility, as well as adjustments in the scope of road and rehabilitation projects in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018