date of Tender

Last Date & Time

For Receipt of Bid in CIAL Commercial Department

Date and Time of Opening the Bid


31.07.2018, 1500Hrs

31.07.2018,, 1530Hrs


 1.           INTRODUCTION

2.1 Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) is one of the most successful infrastructure ventures in the Civil Aviation History of India.  In the Civil Aviation Infrastructure domain, CIAL is the first Greenfield Airport in India to be designed on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and it has been a successful venture. Cochin International Airport has the 4th largest International and 7th largest Domestic passenger traffic in India.
2.2 Cochin International Airport has commercialised its new International Terminal (T-3)spread across 15 lakhs square feet and is in the process of renovating its old International terminal to a New Domestic terminal (T1) with an area of over  6 lakh square feet to meet its ever growing passenger growth. The terminal is expected to be commissioned by August 2018. The total passenger movements for the year 2017 -18 was 10 million out of which 4.8 million was domestic traffic and 5.2 million was International Traffic. The growth in Domestic traffic for the calendar year 2017 was over 20 % as against the previous year.

3.1   Tenders are invited from TV channels, on behalf of Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) for awarding Licence for display of TV channel in the following locations.

 ·         In International Departure SHA

                              Beside Gate 1 – 1st Location

                              Beside Gate 3 – 2nd Location

                              Beside Gate 5 – 3rd Location

 ·         In Domestic Departure SHA

                               Beside Gate 1 – 1st Location

                              Beside Gate 3 – 2nd Location

                              Beside         Gate 5 – 3rd Location 

3.2   The accepting authority is the Managing Director, Cochin International Airport Limited and he shall be the accepting officer herein after referred to as such for the purpose of this tender.

3.3   Tender documents shall be submitted to the accepting authority so as to reach his office not later than the date mentioned in the Tender document.

3.4   For the purpose of participation in the tender a tenderer shall be deemed to have done independent evaluation of business potential.

3.5   Submission of a tender by a tenderer implies that he has read and understood the terms and conditions of this notice.

3.6   Tenders shall be received by the Accepting Authority up to the date and time mentioned in the tender document and shall be opened in the presence of tenderers who may be present.

3.7   The bidder who offers the highest monthly license fee to CIAL in each terminal will be awarded the Licence to display the TV channels of their company. The H1 bidders who quotes the highest monthly license fee can choose their desired location from the available 3 gates followed by H2 and H3 bidders.

3.8   Each tender shall be accompanied by an Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakhs only), in the form of Demand Draft on any scheduled/Nationalised bank in favour of Cochin International Airport Limited payable at Ernakulam/ Nedumbassery. The tenders without EMD shall be summarily rejected.

3.9   Eligible agencies can purchase the tender document from the office of the Manager (Commercial), Cochin International Airport Limited, Kochi Airport – P.O, Cochin – 683 111. A non-refundable tender document cost fee of Rs.525/- (Rupees Five hundred and twenty five only) by Demand Draft (favouring Cochin International Airport Ltd, payable at Cochin) should be enclosed in Envelop 1 of the sealed tender. Failure to make the payment/ attach the document cost in Envelope 1 will leads to rejection of tender.

3.10 Tenders shall be submitted in two separate sealed envelopes as given below superscribed as “TENDER - LICENCE FOR DISPLAY OF TV CHANNEL IN THE INTERNATIONAL & DOMESTIC TERMINALS OF CIAL”, with the address of the accepting authority and the address of the tenderer.

Cover 1.  This cover must contain the following: -                

  • EMD in the form of Demand Draft
  • Unconditional   Acceptance Letter
  • Tender document fees if any

     Cover 2.          This cover must contain the following: -

  • Financial quote in the prescribed Bid Form
  • The tender document with all pages sealed & signed by the bidder.

 a)    The cover marked Envelope 1 will be opened first.

 b)    The cover marked Envelope 2 will be opened only if the tenderer has furnished EMD and required document in Envelope 1.

 c)    The tenders without EMD and required document in Envelope 1 will be summarily rejected.


4.1   Licence for display of TV channel will be for a period of three (03) years from the time the space is offered for occupation. Only reputed channels which have presence all over the state of Kerala will be allowed to participate in this tender, which is set be the qualification criteria for participating in the tender.

4.2   It is not binding on CIAL to allot the Licence to the highest bidder. CIAL reserves the right to reject any or all of the tenders without assigning any reason thereof. The decision of the Managing Director in the matter shall be final and binding.

4.3   The successful bidder will have to deposit with CIAL, an amount equivalent to 10 months quoted license fee, as refundable Interest Free Security Deposit. Half of the Interest Free Security Deposit will have to be remitted in the form of demand draft and other half as bank guarantee from any nationalised/scheduled bank favouring Cochin International Airport Limited in CIALs format.

 4.4   The minimum bid amount for International location is Rs 50,000/- per TV per month and Domestic is Rs 1, 00,000/- per location per month. The bidder has to quote above or equal to qualify for the bid. The Quoted monthly License fee is subject to an annual compounded escalation of 10% each year.

 4.5   The successful bidder will be provided with a 55 inch LCD TVs by suspending from the pillar at locations suggested by CIAL for display of their channel. The ownership of TV will always remain with CIAL.

 4.6   The successful bidders will be permitted to exclusively show their channel on the TV at the location allotted to them. The Successful bidder has to install the required set top box at their cost and should configure their system to the effect that no other channel will be aired through the installed set top box. The sound of the TV shall be controlled exclusively by CIAL.

   For Further details and Tender document, Contact Mr. Joseph Peter, DGM (Commercial) @9539701512 or 0484 2610115(2619, 3598), Email: jp@cial.aero


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