MAG to Buy Stansted

January 23, 2013 0

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, formerly BAA, has agreed to sell London’s third-busiest airport, Stansted Airport Limited, to Manchester Airports Group (MAG) for £1.5 billion (US$2.4bn).  The sale is expected to close by the end of […]


BAA Identity Dropped

December 4, 2012 0

The initials BAA disappeared from the UK airport scene on October 15.  From that date the facilities previously run under the BAA banner – London Heathrow, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton – will each use their […]


BAA Drops Name for Rebrand

October 15, 2012 0

From today (October 15), Heathrow, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton Airports will operate under their own stand-alone brand and the name ‘BAA’ will be dropped.  BAA (SP) Limited has changed its name to Heathrow (SP) Limited […]

Airline Focus

Flybe Launches New Glasgow to East Midlands Route

September 7, 2012 0

Regional airline Flybe will start operating its expanded schedule from East Midlands Airport, UK, on September 10, with a popular route to and from Glasgow Airport. With added frequencies conveniently timed to allow business travellers […]


APD: It’s here to stay

September 20, 2011 1

Airports and airlines feel the effects of Air Passenger Duty charges, and things are not going to get any better, as Roy Allen explains. Looking around for new ways of raising revenue, as governments regularly […]


Smaller Losses for BAA

July 27, 2011 0

BAA has released its report for the first half of 2011 which shows smaller losses compared to last year, after more passengers used its airports. Passenger traffic was up 7.1% at 41.4 million with 9.1% […]