Vanuatu implements World Bank's Pacific Aviation Investment Program

27 September, 2017

Vanuatu's Government implemented (Sep-2017) the 'Pacific Aviation Investment Program' (PAIP). Details include:

  • PAIP development objective: To provide safe and secure air transport operations and environmentally sustainable and efficient airports;
  • Supported by the World Bank;
  • Technical assistance to be provided to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu and Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities.

PAIP is currently implementing key aviation investments in five Pacific Island countries including Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, with other countries anticipated to join in future phases. [more - original PR]