18-Feb-2011 3:58 PM

BAA to break up its network of airports

BAA announced it will have to break up its network of airports after a court rejected its bid to challenge a sale order by the competition watchdog (Reuters, 17-Feb-2011). In Mar-2009 the Competition Commission ordered BAA to sell London’s Stansted Airport and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airports within two years. BAA successfully challenged this motion however the Supreme Court has since reconsidered it.

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