The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has invited bids under the ‘two-packet system’ offering advertisement rights on 350 passenger baggage trolleys along with their retrieval, operation and maintenance at the civil air terminal of the Chandigarh Airport. The contract shall be awarded for three years and shall attract a minimum reserved license fee of Rs 175,650 per month. The EMD required is Rs 166,500.
As per the eligibility criteria specified, interested parties should have a minimum experience of two years in advertisement display business or trolley management services at transportation centres like airports, seaports, railways, bus terminals, etc. Hoteliers, airlines, including foreign airlines, business and industrial houses, courier agencies, shopping malls with their establishments being not less than two years shall also be eligible for the contract.
Interested parties should quote the license fee offered for the first year only. From second year onwards, the license fee shall be escalated by 10 per cent over the previous year’s fee.
While the contract shall be awarded for 350 trolleys, the authority will reserve the right to increase or decrease the number of trolleys during the contract tenure. However, in case additional trolleys are added, the fee for these shall be paid by the licensee on a pro-rata basis.
Tender documents indicating full details of the license can be obtained on payment of Rs 3,375 from the office of the Airport Director, Airports Authority of India, Civil Air Terminal, Chandigarh, on any working day up to 3 pm of November 22, 2010.
Duly completed tender documents in a sealed master envelope should reach the specified address on or before 3 pm on November 22, 2010. This master envelope shall be having two envelopes marked as ‘A’ and ‘B’ containing technical and financial bids respectively. The technical bids shall be opened on the same day at 3.30 pm.