MAG confirms Sofia Airport concession bid – the Chinese connection seems most important to it

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has confirmed it has lodged a bid to operate Sofia airport for the next 35 years in partnership with Beijing Construction…..

An Indonesian airline and airport marriage? Garuda and airport operators Angkasa Pura I and II could be integrated into single aviation holding company

Indonesia’s Minister of State Owned Enterprises Rini Soemarno revealed recently that the ministry is considering integrating the airline Garuda Indonesia, and airport operators Angkasa Pura…..

The Philippines permits a ‘Swiss Challenge’ bid process for the New Manila airport project

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) will launch the ‘Swiss challenge’ bidding process for the PHP735 billion (USD14 billion) New Manila International airport project in…..

The billion dollar airport rental – new Istanbul airport operator set to pay almost USD1 billion a year in rent!

Turkey’s Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan has reported Istanbul airport operator IGA Havalimani Isletmesi AS will pay the Turkish state EUR822…..

Bangkok could soon get its third airport as Utapao redevelopment project gets to the bidding stage

The Royal Thai Navy, operator of Utapao Rayong-Pattaya International airport, recently unsealed tender bids for the USD9 billion redevelopment of the facility under the Thai…..

Brussels and London airport sales could have implications for airports and investors alike

Two major airport ownership changes in Europe have breathed some life into what has become a somnambulant sector where there has not been much activity…..

Putting Cape Verde on the map – nation seeks concessionaires for its airports following airline privatisation

The Government of Cape Verde has announced its intention to complete a concession programme for the country’s airports in 2019. It will take place following…..

Fifth Brazilian airports concession tranche completed – Flughafen Zurich, AENA internacional and Aeroeste successful, but at quite a price

Brazil’s Ministry of Infrastructure (MoI) announced earlier this month that it has successfully tendered 12 regional airports in blocks for a total of BRL4.2 billion…..

As we prepare for the sixth tranche of airport concessions, Infraero’s role in Brazil airport system is becoming more nebulous

Last week The Blue Swan Daily highlighted the latest airport developments in the Mexican capital, where there is a new infrastructure plan under development following…..

The potential lease of Dallas Fort Worth International is making the news again, but American still retains any trump card

Not for the first time, a potential lease of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is being discussed as Dallas’ infrastructure – streets and sidewalks…..