All posts tagged "Colin Matthews"

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    Heathrow Announces £3bn Extra Investment

    London Heathrow Airport today announced £3 billion of new private-sector investment in addition to the £11 billion that has been invested since 2003. The airport has applied to the UK Civil Aviation Authority to increase the airport tariff gradually from £19.33 per passenger in 2012/13 to £27.30 in 2018 – but airlines...

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    Lack of Connectivity Damaging UK Economy – BAA CEO

    A total of 9.1 million passengers travelled through British Airport Authority’s airports in April, a 0.1% increase on the same month last year. BAA Chief Executive Colin Matthews said: “These are encouraging figures for Heathrow and BAA’s other airports. However, the modest growth in passenger numbers at Heathrow, the UK’s only hub...

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    Capacity Constraints at Heathrow Damaging UK Economy

    The UK risks falling even further behind in coming years as continental hubs expand further, according to Colin Matthews, Chief Executive of British Airports Authority. “As the UK’s only international hub airport, Heathrow is central to developing our trade links with fast-growing emerging markets,” he said. “Capacity constraints are damaging the UK...

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    BAA to Sell Edinburgh Airport

    Following the UK Competition Commission’s decision requiring the British Airports Authority to sell either Edinburgh or Glasgow airport, BAA has announced that it has decided to sell Edinburgh Airport. BAA is now commencing preparations for a sale and expects to formally approach the market in the New Year with a view to...