Invitation to Tender Notice for Public Service Obligation routes (Donegal/Dublin, Kerry/Dublin)

Public Service Obligation for Air Services in Ireland 2014-2017

 

28 07 2014

 

Invitation to Tender Notice for Public Service Obligation routes (Donegal/Dublin, Kerry/Dublin)

 

In accordance with EU Council Regulation 1008/2008, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is inviting tenders from interested carriers to operate Public Service Obligation (PSO) routes in Ireland.

 

The routes in question link the regional airports in Counties Kerry and Donegal with Dublin Airport.

 

The relevant notices are published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ No. 2014/C 236/05 and 2014/C 236/06 of 22/07/2014). (See link below).

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:C:2014:236:FULL&from=EN

 

A copy of the Invitation to Tender is attached below.

 

Commencement date for new contracts will be 1 February 2015.

 

For the new round of contracts, airlines are invited to bid for routes on an individual route basis. They also have the option of submitting a combined bid.

 

The tender notices specify that tenders must be submitted two months from date of publication of the Notices. The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will accept tenders up to, but no later than, 12:00 noon (Irish time) on Tuesday 23 September 2014. 

 

Copies of the Notices and the full tender dossiers are available from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in Dublin, contact details as follows:

                       

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Airports Division, 44 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Email:  airports@dttas.ie

 

Mr. Declan Hayes

Phone: + 353 1 6041299

Fax:     + 353 1 6041681

Email: declanhayes@dttas.ie

 

Ms. Anne Mitchell

Phone: + 353 1 6041616

Fax:     + 353 1 6041681

Email: annemitchell@dttas.ie

 

 

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