Invitation for the expression of interest for joint management of Male’ International Airport, Maldives

Tuesday, 16 December 2008 14:56

The Government of the Republic of Maldives invites experienced international airport operators with demonstrated financial capacities to negotiate a viable and mutually beneficial joint venture to manage, develop and promote Male’ International Airport.

The intention is to select an appropriate partner who will take up equity in the company (Maldives Airports Company Ltd) and in the short term, inject the necessary financial and managerial input necessary for the airport to meet and sustain international standards in safety, security and will ensure that the government receives appropriate market value for the equity. For the medium term will ensure proper and timely development of the
airport to meet the demands of the national economy.

Upon receipt of expressions of interest a preliminary evaluation based on the background and capacity of the parties will short list candidates. A basis for discussion will be provided to the short listed parties and discussions commenced with all willing potential

Male’ International Airport in operation since 1981 has (based on 2007 figures) an annual
international passenger movement of 1.68million kg of cargo; total flight movements of
12,646 and served by 25 international scheduled and charter airlines.
Expressions of interest must be sent before 21st December 2008 to:

Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Ameenee Magu
Republic of Maldives
Tel:(+960) 3328790
Fax: (+960) 3324432


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