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P40.57B Davao Airport bidded out

The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) formally called for bidders who are interested to undertake the P40.57-billion development, operations and maintenance of the Davao International Airport under a public-private partnership scheme.
“The Davao Airport will be part of a bundled airport projects to be undertaken by the DOTC and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),” said National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) XI director M. Lourdes Lim said.
However, she said, it is the sentiment of the Regional Development Council (RDC) members “na di makasama ang Davao Airport sa bundled bidding. Sana mahiwalay kasi baka ma tie-down namana nd maulahi ang pag award.”
The Davao Airport is the third busiest airport in the country that handles direct flights daily and direct flights to Singapore weekly. The airport has a 10.56% annual average growth rate for the last five years, handling 2,795,251 passengers in 2013.
 “As of now we haven’t really seen the final tender document…