In accordance with Art. 71.1 and Art. 72 of the Concessions Act and Art. 43b, paragraph 1 and 43b paragraph 3 of the Civil Aviation Act, by Decision No. PK-1 of 02.07.2018, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications opened a procedure for identifying a concessionaire and awarding a works concession on “Civil airport for public use Sofia” – public state property. The Decision of the Minister approved the concession notice, as well as the Concession documents.

The concession notice was published in the Official Journal of the European Union under No 2018/S 127-290417 on 5 July 2018.

On 5 July 2018, the Decision to initiate the procedure, the Concession notice, the Justification of the concession and the Concession documents shall be published in the designated account of the procedure in the National Concessions Register under № 111-2/05.07.2018.

Sofia Airport is the largest airport located on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, which by Decision of the Council of Ministers No 885 of 29.12.2002 was declared as an airport for international traffic services.

In 2017 Sofia Airport served 6 490 096 passengers. Sofia Airport has two passenger terminals – Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Currently Sofia Airport is managed by Sofia Airport EAD, a sole proprietary company with 100% state ownership of the capital in which the rights of a sole owner of the capital are exercised by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

This concession procedure is initiated in accordance with the Concessions Act and Directive 2014/23/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the award of concession contracts.

 

Documentation

Decision №431 of the Council of Ministers from June 29, 2018 On approval of the Decision of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications to initiate a procedure for selecting a concessionaire and awarding works concession for “Civil airport for public use Sofia” – public state property

Decision on opening the procedure

Decision for Amendment № РК-3/ 03.10.2018

Decision for Amendment № РК-5/ 06.11.2018

Notice №2018/S 127-290417 from July 5, 2018

Notice of Amendment № 2018/S 193-437611 dated 6 October 2018

Notice of Amendment № 2018/S 216-495082 dated 9 November 2018

Lot of the procedure in the National Concession Register

Documentation for the concession

Tender Documents amended with Decision № РК-3 from 03.10.2018

Tender Documents amended with Decision № РК-5 from 06.11.2018

App 3 of Documentation for the concession - word format

App 3 of Documentation for the concession - word format amended with Decision № РК-3 from 03.10.2018

Draft concession agreement

App 11b and App 11c of Concession agreement - word format

Appendix 11b and Appendix 11c of the Concession Agreement in Word format (amended)

App concession agreement

Draft Concession Agreement amended with Decision № РК-3 from 03.10.2018

Justification of the concession

Data room rules

Confidentiality undertaking