The City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation, has tapped management consulting company Hill International to continue providing Capital Program Administration support services for the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in the US.
Hill has been supporting PHL’s Capital Program for more than two decades.
Under the new contract, Hill will assist and manage the implementation of Capital projects.
The scope of work includes capital budget development and implementation, financial governance and oversight, grants management services, programme management system development and maintenance, capital development support, as well as purchasing and maintenance support.
These services are aimed at helping PHL manage the Capital Program effectively and save costs wherever possible.
The Hill team already assigned for the PHL Capital Program will be largely retained to provide continuity.
Hill International senior programme manager Satheesh Raja said: “As travel resumes post-Covid-19 restrictions, airports are seeing a corresponding return to air travel, and PHL is no exception.
“PHL did an outstanding job during the pandemic of protecting passengers and staff and is ready now to ramp up the Capital Program.
“Our team will continue to provide the oversight and support PHL to make sure their passenger and cargo projects are executed as planned and as cost-effectively as possible.”
Hill International CEO Raouf Ghali said: “It’s exciting to see air travel recovering at PHL in particular and around the world in general. The success of PHL’s Capital Program is a testament to Hill’s management capabilities, and reflective of the trust our aviation clients have in our teams.”
Last week, Hill International secured a $5bn contract to offer programme management services for the US’ Miami-Dade County Aviation Department’s (MDAD) capital improvement programme (CIP).
The contract is for the programme’s initial five years, with the potential for two additional five-year extensions.
This programme, which will aid modernisation projects over the coming 15 years, covers Miami International Airport (MIA) and all the county’s executive, as well as general aviation airports.