19 Sep 2018

Council proposes public/private partnership to own, operate county airport

The Business Council of Westchester unveiled a proposal Tuesday to form a public-private partnership that would own and operate the Westchester County Airport. The council says its proposal is somewhat different than that of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino because it still wants to privatize the airport, but also

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18 Sep 2018

US$1.6 billion offered for 20-year extension by Athens airport concessionaire

The offer was submitted by Athens International Airport SA (AIA) and provides for a total price of EUR1.3826 billion (US$1.6 billion), including VAT. The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has approved a new offer for the 20-year extension of the concession agreement of Athens

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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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28 May 2018

Jacksons Airport Partnership Interest Incredible: Manase

PLANS by the National Government and National Airports Corporation to secure private operatorship of Jacksons International Airport, under a Private Public Partnership arrangement, has received tremendous interest. Civil Aviation Minister Alfred Manase said with the support of the Asian Development Bank there has been tremendous interest shown for the arrangement

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08 May 2018

Private partner wanted for £900M Heathrow rail link

The government is looking for private sector interest in a public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement to deliver part of a £700M to £900M rail link to Heathrow. Two prior information notices (PINs) set out the government’s aim to deliver part of the Western Rail Link to Heathrow (WRLtH) through a PPP

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08 May 2018

Public-private partnership to boost NM space industry

New Mexico’s rocket scientists are joining hands in a new initiative to add a lot more thrust to the local space industry. Public and private sector representatives have formed a novel partnership, New Space NM, to hitch their collective fortunes to the world’s rapidly-emerging commercial space industry, said Brad Clevenger,

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04 May 2018

Centre okays Rs 50,000 crore for developing Purandar and five other greenfield airports

On April 23, the steering committee of the greenfield airports, appointed by the central government, had cleared the site clearances Purandar airport. Days after the Centre approved the last site clearances for the proposed Purandar international airport near Pune, the central government has now announced that it will invest in

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27 Apr 2018

Aerospace highlights lessons from Public-Private Partnerships in space

The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy (CSPS) released a new publication that explores the growing popularity of public-private partnerships. The policy paper, Public-Private Partnerships: Stimulating Innovation in the Space Sector, outlines a phased approach for strategizing, planning, and implementing such collaborative arrangements for space-based services and how

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19 Apr 2018

Aerospace highlights lessons learned from space sector public-private partnerships

The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy (CSPS) released a new publication that explores the growing popularity of public-private partnerships. The policy paper, Public-Private Partnerships: Stimulating Innovation in the Space Sector, outlines a phased approach for strategizing, planning, and implementing such collaborative arrangements for space-based services and how to optimize the

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