Thursday, July 27, 2017

Results of airport tender announced

The transport ministry announced the winning bids for three airport projects in state media on August 10.Pioneer Aerodrome Services, a Myanmar company, won the tender to renovate Yangon International Airport, while Singapore- based Yongnam-CAPE-JGC was selected as the back up.

Japan-based Mitsubishi Corporation was selected to renovate Mandalay International Airport, with France-based VINCI Airports selected as the back-up company. South Korea’s Incheon Airport consortium was selected to build Hanthawaddy International Airport, while Yongnam-CAPE-JGC was selected as the back up operator.

Hanthawaddy is expected to become the country’s main airport. All three projects are scheduled to begin early next year.