Tender for Passenger Aircraft Charter

Tender for Passenger Aircraft Charter

The Provision of Whole Aircraft Charter to Move Passengers Worldwide on an Ad Hoc Basis. Defence Equipment and Support.

UK-Bristol: non-scheduled air transport services

2012/S 146-244240

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Defence Supply Chain Operations and Movements (DSCOM), DE&S
Cedar 3A, # Mail Point 3338, MOD Abbey Wood
For the attention of: Zandra Rixon
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067981178
E-mail: zandra.rixon814@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1179138942

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Defence
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Defence Supply Chain Operations & Movements (DSCOM), DE&S
Cedar 3A, ~Mail Point 3338
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The Provision of Whole Aircraft Charter to Move Passengers Worldwide on an Ad Hoc Basis.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 3: Air transport services of passengers and freight, except transport of mail
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 240 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Non-scheduled air transport services. All units and establishments of the Ministry of Defence and any other UK government department or contracting authority have a requirement for the provision of whole aircraft charter to mone passengers worrldwide. The suppliers shall be required to provide whole aircraft solutions for the movemement of passengers and baggage which may range in size, number and location of task under the provisions of a multi supplier framework agreement. Preference will be given to suppliers who can demonstrate that the provision of whole aircraft charter is a fundamental part of their core business. It should be noted that the start date may occur during the period Nov 12 – Feb 13 and will cover a period of 3 years.
Potential suppliers who consider they can provide the requireemt should express their interest by letter, fax or e-mail to the contracting Authority no later than 10:00am 4.9.2012. The Authority may issue a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to those suppliers who have expressed an interest in order that they are able to demonstrate a sufficient level of competence for inclusion in any Invitation to Tender (this will be up to a maximum of eight (8)).
Criteria for choosing the number of potential bidders to be invited to tender shall be fully stated in the PQQ, however as a minimum, potential bidders shall be required to:
a. demonstrate a sufficient level of competence against the Authority’s PQQ criteria,
b. provide financial accounts for assessment against risk,
c. technical capability,
d. recent experience, particu;arly core business.
Those potential bidders who fail on the pass/fail criteria of the PQQ shall be excluded from further participation in the assessment.
Full details of the scoring criteria will be detailed within the PQQ. Following completion of the PQQ, potential bidders will be ranked with only the top eight being invited to tender for the requirement.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60420000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1

1)Short description
Narrow Body Aircraft.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60400000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2
1)Short description
Wide Bodied Aircraft.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60420000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
DSCOM/CB/1934
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.9.2012 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012727-DCB-4113015.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Defence Supply Chain Operations & Movements (DSCOM), DE&S
Cedar 3A, # Mail Point 3338, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8HJ Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067981178

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Defence Supply Chain Operations & Movements (DSCOM), DE&S
Cedar 3A, # Mail Point 3338, MOD Abbey Wood
BS34 8HJ Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067981178

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.7.2012

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