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Department for International Trade: Aviation Security Mission

The Department for International Trade is organising a mission to Mexico for UK companies with experience of airport security/aviation security.

The Department for International Trade in Mexico (DIT Mexico) is organising an airports security/aviation security visit and display of a dedicated showroom in Mexico City that offers a unique opportunity for UK companies with experience of airport security/aviation security to demonstrate and present their capabilities to key Mexican stakeholders and decision-makers –featuring those involved in the new Mexico City International Airport—and relevant Federal and State level Authorities with critical national infrastructure protection responsibilities.

Announced in September 2014, the new Mexico City International Airport represents the largest infrastructure project in the country, worth $13 billion USD. · On July 8th 2015, the Mexican government announced the launch of 21 tender packages for the new airport with an estimated net cost of USD $6 billion.

Current and future tenders include:

  • Main infrastructure works: started in early 2016; of particular note are tenders for the supervision of construction works, runway works, construction of the main terminal building and control tower.
  • Security Package: divided in 3 main stages, pre tender (RFI) planned release date January 2017.

For details about the 5 day mission, including the technologies that are of interest to the mission, please see the attached flyer.

The cost of the mission is £630, and the deadline for applications is 15th October 2016.

Interested companies should contact:

Gisela Gonzalez
Head of the Security and Defence
Sector Team
DIT Mexico
T: +52 55 16 70 32 06
E: Gisela.Gonzalez@fco.gov.uk

(MEXICO AIRPORT SECURITY MISSION FLYER)

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