Istanbul, Sep 21 () - A consortium which includes Turkey’s TAV Airports (TAV) has received preliminary qualification to place a bid for the Private-Public-Partnership (PPP) Regional Airports Project in the Philippines, said the company in a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform on Sept. 21.
“In our material event disclosure dated Aug. 17, 2015, we stated that the Philippine Airports Consortium had submitted its pre-qualification documents for the PPP Regional Airports Project. The Regional Airports Project consists of the operations and maintenance of the Bacolod-Silay, Iloilo, Davao, Laguindingan and New Bohol-Panglao (Tagbilaran) airports. The consortium including our company received preliminary qualification to place a bid for the tender. The public shall be notified at all further stages of the matter,” said the company.
Five groups have been pre-qualified to bid for the regional airports project under the PPP program, according to local media in the Philippines.
In its General Bid Bulletin No.10-2015 dated Sept. 18, the Department of Transportation and Communications said the following groups have been pre-qualified for the project: Filinvest-JATCO-Sojitz Consortium; GMR Infrastructure & Megawide Consortium; Maya Consortium (Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. and VINCI Airports); Philippine Airports Consortium (Metro Pacific Investments Corp, Aeroports de Paris Management S.A. and TAV); and SMHC (San Miguel Holdings Corp.) – IIAC (Incheon International Airport Corp) Consortium.