6-Nov-2009 9:40 AM

CAA to consult on a more competitive airports market

UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) commenced (05-Nov-2009) a consultation on two projects designed to support the development of a more competitive airport market, following the sale of Gatwick Airport and the conclusion of the Competition Commission’s inquiry into BAA’s ownership of airports:

  • The first project involves the development of the CAA’s approach to the analysis of the level of competitive pressures facing airports;
  • The second will seek to identify alternative methods of regulating airports that reduce the risk that competition and investment are distorted. [more]