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Project Details

Project Name:

Civil Aviation and Airports Improvement Project (ADB Technical Assistance 4099 - FIJ)

Project Location within Country:

Nadi and Naousuri based plus 14 Islands
Professional Staff Provided By Your Company:
No of Staff:

Name of Client:

Airports Fiji Limited and Ministry of Transport
No of Man-Months:

Start Date:

March 2004
Completion Date:

November 2004
Approx Value of Services:

Name of Associated Firm(s) If Any:

Ambidji Group Pty Ltd
Tautai Pty Ltd
No of Man-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s):

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

Vas Banschikov Corporate and Project Finance Specialist
Detailed Narrative Description of Project:

The TA (i) assessed the demand for air transport; (ii) prepared a program for investments; (iii) identified a policy framework to improve the effectiveness of aviation operations; (iv) identified least cost technical solutions for the proposed investments and financing, including an assessment of the use of ADB's credit enhancement schemes; and (v) for the management of the domestic airports, identify solutions that target reducing poverty and increasing private sector involvement.

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Company:

Services included (i) development of a long term strategic development plan having broad stakeholder ownership; (ii) validation of all investment projects on economic, social and environmental grounds; (iii) determined the optimum institutional structure for delivering and monitoring of additional reforms and the investment projects; (iv) Identified a policy framework for improving the effectiveness of aviation operations, regulations and pricing taking full cognisance of need for poverty reduction and employment opportunities; (v) improved the financial management, commercial approach and capacity to deliver of existing state owned enterprises; (vi) established effective financial models and mapping sound processes to deliver and monitoring the long term plan and increase private sector involvement in aviation development.

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