06 Dec 2017

Chinese companies bid to grab deal for Clark Int’l Airport expansion

Seven groups, including large Chinese companies, have submitted offers to design and build a passenger terminal that would triple existing capacity in Clark International Airport, which is being positioned as an alternative to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Clark International Airport, formerly known as the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, is

15 Nov 2017

Top four metros need a second airport: AAI chief

Greater clarity on whether a second Greenfield airport in Chennai should be built in the public-private partnership mode or by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) should become clearer by December this year or January next year, said Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI, on Thursday. “Cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and

02 Nov 2017

As DIA plans a $1.5 billion gate expansion, its CEO says a costlier new concourse is 15 years away

Denver City Council committee advances four contracts for additions totaling 39 gates Denver International Airport’s planned 39-gate expansion, at an estimated $1.5 billion, is costly, but its CEO says the price tag probably pales in comparison to the eventual construction of a new concourse. Though still many years away, DIA’s

31 Oct 2017

JetBlue Going Electric at JFK Terminal under Public-Private Partnership

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced a nearly $4 million federal grant for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to reduce emissions at the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), in partnership with carrier JetBlue and the New York Power Authority (NYPA). The Federal Aviation Administration

25 Oct 2017

Navi Mumbai Airport project: GVK Power bags right to redevelop; cost pegged at Rs 16,000 cr

GVK Power and Infrastructure (GVKPIL) on Tuesday said it has received approval from the Maharashtra state Cabinet for developing the Rs 16,000-crore Navi Mumbai airport project, following the Project Monitoring and Implementation Committee (PMIC) approving its financial bid earlier last week. GVK-led Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) won the contract in

18 Oct 2017

Bigelow and ULA announce plans for lunar orbiting facility

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance said Oct. 17 that they are cooperating on the development of a habitat orbiting the moon that they hope to build in a public-private partnership with NASA. The companies said they are working together on a concept for a “lunar depot” using an expandable

12 Oct 2017

PMIC to meet,take up MIAL’s bid for Navi Mumbai airport

The panel’s approval is necessary to recommend the bid to the state cabinet for its final nod In a bid to give a much needed push for the development of Rs 16,000 crore Navi Mumbai international airport, the project monitoring and implementation committee (PMIC) headed by the state chief secretary

18 Sep 2017

Dubai approves $354m drainage works around Expo 2020 site

Rain and groundwater drainage systems project will cover a total area of 400 sq km Dubai’s government is set to spend $354 million on the development of rain and groundwater drainage systems for the districts around the Al Maktoum International Airport, Expo 2020 and other nearby urban centres. According to

23 Aug 2017

43 firms eye bid for new Clark airport terminal

 Over 40 local and foreign companies have expressed interest in bidding for the construction of a new terminal building for the expansion of the Clark International Airport, a project two decades in the making, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said yesterday. BCDA is kicking off the multi-phase Clark

23 Aug 2017

Japan’s Sojitz to operate airport in Palau

Project to bring Japan Airport Terminal, local government on board Japanese trading house Sojitz will start operating an airport in the South Pacific island nation of Palau with Japan Airport Terminal, which manages Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, and the local government. Drawing on the public-private partnership method using private sector funds