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11/06/2015    S111

United Kingdom-London: Air transport services

2015/S 111-201371

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Department for International Development
Postal address: 22 Whitehall
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2EG
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: David Quinn / Martyn Brown
E-mail: procurement @dfid.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2070230070 / 2070231867

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

Further information can be obtained from:
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
Other: The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Official name: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Postal address: King Charles Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2AH
Country: United Kingdom

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Aviation Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 3: Air transport services of passengers and freight, except transport of mail
Global.
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
DFID wishes to better inform its procurement strategy for Aviation Services provision.
The purpose of this Prior Information Notice is to notify external parties of the intention of DFID to examine its procurement strategy and to encourage organisations wishing to support this exercise to register via email to the Contract Authority identified at Section I.
This Prior Information Notice is not meant as a formal expression of interest in respect of any potential tender. Any resultant requirement will be subject to the EU Public Procurement Regulations and respective advertising action.
The purpose of this Notice is to inform that DFID intends to host an Early Market Engagement Event to be held on Friday 17.7.2015, at DFID, 22 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2EG.
This event will provide an opportunity for suppliers to discuss our requirements and offer possible solutions.
Expressions of interest in attending / dialling in to the event must be submitted to procurement@dfid.gov.uk by Thursday 10.7.2015.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 10 000 000 GBP

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60400000 Air transport services, 60423000 Air-charter services, 60424000 Hire of air transport equipment with crew, 60445000 Aircraft operating services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
3.8.2015
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Aviation Services
1)Short description:
Lots to be clarified on completion of market engagement.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60400000 Air transport services, 60423000 Air-charter services, 60424000 Hire of air transport equipment with crew, 60445000 Aircraft operating services

3)Quantity or scope:
To be clarified on completion of market engagement.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 10 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 3.8.2015
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Lots to be clarified on completion of market engagement.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
DFID Framework Agreement General Conditions.
DFID Framework Agreement Special Conditions.
Documents available at ITB stage.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
DFID wishes to better inform its procurement strategy for Aviation Services provision.
The purpose of this Prior Information Notice is to notify external parties of the intention of DFID to examine its procurement strategy and to encourage organisations wishing to support this exercise to register via email to the Contract Authority identified at Section I.
This Prior Information Notice is not meant as a formal expression of interest in respect of any potential tender. Any resultant requirement will be subject to the EU Public Procurement Regulations and respective advertising action.
The purpose of this Notice is to inform that DFID
intends to host an Early Market Engagement Event to be held on Friday 17.7.2015, at DFID, 22 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2EG.
This event will provide an opportunity for suppliers to discuss our requirements and offer possible solutions.

Expressions of interest in attending / dialling in to the event must be submitted to procurement@dfid.gov.uk by Thursday 10.7.2015.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained

Tax legislation https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-treasury

Official name: HM Revenue and Customs
Postal address: 100 Parliament Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2BQ
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-treasury

Environmental protection legislation www.defra.gov.uk

Official name: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Postal address: Nobel House, 17 Smith Square
Town: London
Postal code: SW1P 3JR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072386951
Internet address: www.defra.gov.uk

Employment protection and working conditions http://www.ethicaltrade.org

Official name: Ethical Trading Initiative
Postal address: 8 Coldbath Square
Town: London
Postal code: EC1R 5HL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: emma.clark@eti.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2078414350
Internet address: http://www.ethicaltrade.org
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
8.6.2015