Regional: Regional Civil Aviation Safety and Security

Sovereign Project | 37449-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Regional Civil Aviation Safety and Security
Project Number 37449-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6119-REG: Regional Civil Aviation Safety and Security
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA will conduct a feasibility study for establishing the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) and prepare a regional project suitable for ADB lending. It will (i) assess the future demand for air transport oversight services in the Pacific region and project likely fee income; (ii) prepare a priority investment program for PASO; (iii) assess the likely extent and timing of future members joining PASO and willingness of members to pay increased annual levies, (iv) identify least cost technical solutions for the proposed investments and financing, including use of ADB's proposed technical loan; (v) assess the likely sources and extent of co-financing; and (vi) assess the capability of PASO to become self-sustaining, as well as the likely timing of its break-even stage.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A total of 5 person-months of international consulting services will be required from two individuals covering the fields of aviation economics, corporate and project finance, institutional development and ICAO guidelines, and financial, economic, social, poverty, and environmental analysis. The consulting services will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants using the Quality plus Cost Based Selection.
Responsible ADB Officer Robert Guild
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO)
Post Office Box 139
Port Vila
Concept Clearance 18 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 14 Jul 2003 to 17 Jul 2003
Approval 25 Aug 2003
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 25 Feb 2008
Last PDS Update 01 Dec 2006

TA 6119-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Aug 2003 - 25 Aug 2003 31 Dec 2003 31 May 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 25 Aug 2003 134,763.06

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