Tender for Newquay to London Air Services Public Service Obligation

Tender for Newquay to London Air Services Public Service Obligation

Cornwall Council is seeking to procure the services of an airline Operator to provide a scheduled air service between Cornwall Airport Newquay and a London Area Airport. 

United Kingdom-Truro: Air transport services

2018/S 081-181698

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cornwall Council
County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Aimie Waterman-Jones
Telephone: +44 1872324639
E-mail: awaterman-jones@cornwall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Newquay to London Air services Public Service Obligation

Reference number: DN320800

II.1.2)Main CPV code

60400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Cornwall Council is seeking to procure the services of an airline Operator to provide a scheduled air service between Cornwall Airport Newquay (NQY) and a London Area Airport (LON). LON has been defined by the Department for Transport (DFT) as any airport that can access transport zone 1 of London within 60 minutes by rail.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Newquay.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cornwall Council is seeking to procure the services of an airline Operator to provide a scheduled air service between Cornwall Airport Newquay (NQY) and a London Area Airport (LON). LON has been defined by the Department for Transport (DFT) as any airport that can access transport zone 1 of London within 60 minutes by rail.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Discussions with the Department for Transport have confirmed that Government funding will be available throughout the duration of a 4 year PSO contract for a Newquay to London air link.

A full schedule of Operator costs is to be provided and will be evaluated in the tender responses to validate the administration of the PSO compensation payments to the successful Tenderer.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

On the due north system.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Aimie Waterman-Jones.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Please be aware that the EC Commission information notice, published by the EC in relation to this tender is (2018/C 144/05).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cornwall Council
Truro
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/04/2018

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