Contract Award: Berry Aviation Awarded $10M for Airlift Services throughout Africa
Berry Aviation is an established world air carrier with a 14 CFR Part 135 air carrier certificate, Department of Defense CARB Certification, and worldwide operating authority. Berry Aviation is capable of operating in all parts of the world and in all types of environments. Today DOD announced:
Berry Aviation Inc., San Marcos, Texas, is being awarded a $10,725,000 fixed-priced, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for Trans-Sahara short take-off and landing (STOL) services. The Trans-Sahara STOL contract provides for casualty evacuation, personnel airlift, cargo airlift, and air drop services. Work will be performed throughout the recognized political boundaries of Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Sudan, Tunisia, and Uganda, with an expected completion date of June 27, 2017. The maximum value, including the base period and three one-year option periods, is $49,092,472. Joint Special Operations Air Detachment 3400 Operations and Maintenance funds in the amount of $1,500,000 are being obligated at time of award. $9,225,000 will be obligated via Task Order on July 25, 2013. This contract was a competitive acquisition solicited using the Federal Business Opportunity website, and five offers were received. The contracting activity is U.S. Transportation Command, Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., (HTC711-13-D-C013).
Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. BAI was formed in 1983 in Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter, in 1987, BAI extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. Military and other U.S. Government organizations. BAI conducts CONUS and OCONUS operations with a fleet of over 21 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru, and Africa.