17 Aug 2017

Denver secures $1.8 billion public-private partnership for airport

A redeye Denver city council session led to the approval of a $1.8 billion contract to transform Denver International Airport. The contract, approved just after 1:00 a.m. on Aug. 15, marks Denver’s first major public-private partnership for a city-owned building, the Denver Post reports. The plan, which primarily concerns the

11 Aug 2017

Public-private entities, investors must unite for best airport

There has been a recent flurry of activity by the commonwealth regarding the planned construction and operations for the proposed Western Sydney Airport. The federal budget committed up to $5.3 billion in equity over 10 years to the Western Sydney Airport Corporation. Stage 1 involves a single runway catering up

09 Aug 2017

Cuomo Avoids Subway Mess While Touting $4B LaGuardia Project

As the subway crisis continues, the governor made for Queens to tout work on a $4 billion terminal – again. With subway problems putting a major dent in his poll numbers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday turned his attention to LaGuardia Airport. It was the second time he’s been at

31 Jul 2017

Nagpur international airport: Five companies in final round of bidding

Essel Infraprojects, GMR, GVK, PNC Infratech and a consortium of Tata Realty and Tata Projects have qualified for the final stage of bidding for the construction of the second runway at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport at Nagpur. Essel Infraprojects, GMR, GVK, PNC Infratech and a consortium of Tata Realty

JetBlue Opens Its New Terminal 5 at JFK Airport
26 Jul 2017

JetBlue Seeks Partners to Build New JFK Terminal

Investors and developers are being sought out by JetBlue Airways Corp. to assist in the construction of a new Terminal 6 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York. The project is also considering an expansion that would include a second facility. Exclusive rights are held by JetBlue

20 Jul 2017

Airports Authority of India to bear capex for two airports

Private firms to focus on operations, maintenance at Ahmedabad, Jaipur terminals post privatisation The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will bear the capital expenditure at Jaipur and Ahmedabad airports even as private developers will only need to concentrate on operations and maintenance (O&M) of the two airports whose terminal buildings

19 Jul 2017

12 bidders for operation, maintenance of airport

Some 12 companies have shown interest and have thus bid for operations and maintenance of the Ahmedabad airport on a public-private partnership basis, said Jayant Sinha, Union minister of state for civil aviation. He was present at the Gujarat Aviation Conclave 2017, organized in the city on Thursday. Recently, the

19 Jul 2017

YEIDA to seek Rs 200 crore from UP govt for Jewar airport project

Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) chairman Dr Prabhat Kumar who also holds charge of divisional commissioner Meerut on Tuesday said that he would write to the Uttar Pradesh government to expedite the land acquisition process for the Noida international airport at Jewar. Kumar said that he would request the

17 Jul 2017

NASA Could Reach Mars Faster with PPP, Companies Tell Congress

Commercial space companies today (July 13) urged legislators to extend NASA’s successful public-private partnerships for International Space Station transportation to future programs, including human missions to Mars. NASA already is working with six firms to develop prototype habitats that would augment the agency’s multibillion-dollar Orion capsule and Space Launch System

17 Jul 2017

SpaceX requests the United States to Fund a PPP for Deep Space research

At a hearing of the U.S. senate’s space subcommittee, SpaceX made a formal call for the government to start implementing programs that support a public-private collaboration for deep space missions. It might be just what NASA needs right now given recent reports of a lack of funding for their mission