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2008-12-18 11:44:02

Secret plans sent out by Spanish-owned BAA call for a new runway at Gatwick Airport in Britain, in spite of the government's intentions. BAA, under pressure from the Competition Commission to sell Gatwick, sent bidders for the airport a confidential memorandum entitled Gatwick builds a second runway, The Times of London reported Thursday. The government has said it prefers a new runway at Stansted Airport, followed by one at Heathrow, the Times said. But, the commission said the government...

2008-09-18 09:00:30

AIRPORT operator BAA has put the For Sale sign up over Gatwick airport in a move likely to spark a lively bidding war. Almost as soon as the Spanish-owned company announced it was selling the West Sussex airport, Sir Richard Branson's airline Virgin Atlantic said it relished the chance to run it.

2008-09-17 12:00:23

Spain's Ferrovial Group announced Wednesday it would put London's Gatwick Airport up for sale to comply with an anti-competition ruling.

2008-08-24 00:00:26

By Margareta Pagano BUSINESS EDITOR The Competition Commission's report is ill timed and ill conceived, blaming the airports authority for a situation beyond its control Sir Nigel Rudd was seething on the grouse moors when I spoke to him on Friday after one of his most infuriating weeks since taking over as BAA chairman a year ago.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.