12 Jun 2018

EBRD shows interest in financing Belgrade airport’s expansion

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is interested in providing financing for the expansion of Serbia’s Belgrade Nikola Tesla airport, EBRD vice president Alain Pilloux said. “The Nikola Tesla airport is a public-private partnership. There is a private sector company and there is also a link with the state

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01 Jun 2018

Kenya Airways could merge with the Kenya Airports Authority

Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), may soon be merging with the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) as part of a recovery plan for the struggling airline. The strategy aims to deepen KQ’s recovery and reposition Nairobi as a transport hub for the region. The plan is outlined in a policy

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30 May 2018

El Paso’s Public-Private Partnership: An Exemplar, or Another Cautionary Tale in the Making?

Imagine that your nonprofit has tied itself irrevocably into a collaboration, but the partner on the other side is organized to turn over its top leadership and allegiances every four years or so. That’s the situation for a lot of locally supported cultural organizations; years down the line, contemporary administrations

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28 May 2018

Romanian Govt. adopts list of projects to be implemented in public-private partnership

The Romanian Government adopted on Thursday, May 24, a list of strategic partnerships to be carried out in public-private partnership. The list includes three highways and a large medical complex near Bucharest. The three highways to be built in partnership with private investors are the Ploiesti-Comarnic-Brasov highway, the Targu Mures-Targu

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27 Apr 2018

UConn Health seeks private-public partnership

UConn Health is one step closer to a private-public partnership with an outside organization following the release of a report to the Connecticut General Assembly, providing an update on their consideration of such a pairing. “We provided an update to Governor Malloy and the General Assembly on the status of our

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25 Apr 2018

Rocky Point Port Could Be Completed In Public-Private Partnership

Officials in the state of Sonora have long lobbied Mexico’s federal government for funding to build a port for cruise ships just 60 miles south of the Arizona border, and now they’re considering turning to the private sector to help complete the project. Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich has been approached

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06 Apr 2018

Public-Private Partnership Deals Worth $357 Billion Scrapped

Local authorities have scrapped 2,334 public-private partnership (PPP) projects with a combined value of 2.25 trillion yuan ($357 billion), according to a company that monitors the ventures, after the Ministry of Finance ordered a crackdown to curb further growth in local government debt. The ministry announced an overhaul of the

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26 Mar 2018

LAM – Mozambique Airlines and Fastjet Sign Partnership

LAM Mozambique Airlines and fastjet entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to explore long-term commercial cooperation. The Memorandum was signed in LAM headquarter in Maputo. The intent of the memorandum includes wide-ranging areas of cooperation expected to significantly enhance commercial aviation in the country. The memorandum covers code-share and interline agreements

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23 Mar 2018

Tata Power appoints Praveer Sinha as CEO & MD

Tata Power has appointed Praveer Sinha as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from 1st May 2018 to oversee the next phase of expansion of India’s leading energy and infrastructure player. Sinha is currently the CEO & MD of Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL). Tata

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14 Mar 2018

Delhi Metro proposes inviting private partners to run trains in Phase 4

The Phase 4 project has been pending approval for nearly three years, with the files seemingly stuck with the Delhi government. With Phase 4 of the Delhi Metro facing delays due to a tussle between the Centre and the Delhi government over funding, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has

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