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2008-09-18 12:00:26

By GERRY BRAIDEN BAA, the much-criticised operator of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports, has insisted it is determined to hold on to all three, despite putting Gatwick up for sale.

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.

2008-09-18 06:00:32

By Erikka Askeland Business Correspondent AIRPORT operator BAA yesterday admitted customer service needed to improve at its Scottish airports after the group hoisted the "for sale" sign over London Gatwick.

2008-09-18 06:00:32

The British airports operator BAA said Wednesday that it was putting Gatwick Airport in London up for sale, but it would resist regulatory pressure to sell its other airports in Britain.

2008-09-18 00:00:22

Business News IN BRIEF *Britain's second-largest airport, Gatwick, was put up for sale yesterday as its owner, BAA, sought to present itself as "realistic" and "pragmatic" in the face of calls for it to be broken up.

2008-09-18 00:00:21

The owners of East Midlands Airport may be poised to put in a bid for Gatwick Airport after it was put up for sale. BAA, which owns Gatwick, announced that it had put it up for sale this morning.

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.

2008-09-17 09:00:38

UK-based airport operator BAA has announced its plans to sell the Gatwick Airport, which is London's second largest airport, in order to meet the conditions set by the UK Competition Commission.

2008-09-17 09:00:38

By FAY WINTER AIRPORT owner BAA said today that it will fight to retain ownership of both Edinburgh and Glasgow Airport. The news came as the company announced it is to sell Gatwick Airport.

2008-09-16 03:00:19

By Anonymous The Competition Commission is expected to advise that airport owner BAA sell at least one of its airports in a report next week. The watchdog is to publish its recommendations on reforms and regulation for the industry as provisional findings next week after a 16-month probe.


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