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  1. February 24, 2014

    Heathrow lifted by long-haul flights

    Heathrow attracted a record number of passengers last year, helping the UK’s largest airport swing back into profit....

  2. February 17, 2014

    Ferrovial offers to buy UK regional airports

    Ferrovial has tabled an offer to buy Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports from its partners in Heathrow Airport...

  1. October 22, 2013

    Ferrovial sells Heathrow stake to UK pension fund

    Ferrovial, the Spanish infrastructure and construction group, on Tuesday unveiled plans to sell a further stake in the...

  2. October 20, 2013

    Heathrow rages at not getting its way on raising landing charges

    Heathrow airport and its shareholders are licking their wounds after failing to persuade the aviation regulator to permit an...

  3. August 26, 2013

    Plan to put third Heathrow runway in hands of local residents

    A new runway at Heathrow airport would be a quarter-owned by local residents under plans submitted to the commission...

  4. August 21, 2013

    Former HMRC head, Mike Clasper, appointed chairman of Coats

    Mike Clasper, the City stalwart who this month stood down as chairman of HM Revenue & Customs, has been appointed as...

  5. July 23, 2013

    Gatwick sets out vision for second runway

    Gatwick on Tuesday released plans for a second runway at the West Sussex airport, as it seeks to become a stronger...

  6. July 16, 2013

    David Cameron accused of deflecting criticism with lobbying bill

    David Cameron is poised to publish a bill cracking down on union funding as the Tories try to shift the spotlight away from...

  7. June 25, 2013

    Gatwick chief confident on expansion

    Gatwick on Tuesday insisted it was best placed to solve the looming capacity crunch at London’s airports, as its owner...

  8. April 30, 2013

    Regulator proposes cuts to Heathrow charges

    The UK’s aviation regulator infuriated Heathrow airport on Tuesday by, for the first time in a decade, proposing a...

  9. April 27, 2013

    Heathrow faces order from regulator to cut charges to airlines

    Heathrow is braced for a tough financial settlement with regulators that could force it to make a real-terms cut in charges...

  10. February 18, 2013

    Heathrow chief is open to westward move

    The chief executive of Heathrow Airport is open to shifting the facility westward in an effort to add runways without...

  11. January 18, 2013

    Manchester airport wins Stansted auction

    The owners of Manchester Airport have agreed to buy Stansted, the UK’s fourth biggest airport by passenger numbers, for...

  12. December 18, 2012

    Nationalisation proposed for Cardiff airport

    The Welsh government has proposed renationalising Cardiff airport in the hope of turning round a facility where passenger...

  13. November 6, 2012

    Call to consider Heathrow ‘mega-hub’ plan

    Heathrow has stepped up efforts to expand the airport by calling on the new commission investigating the UK’s aviation...

  14. November 5, 2012

    Ryanair raises full-year forecast

    Ryanair raised its profit guidance for 2012-13 and talked up the prospect of placing a large order for new aircraft as other...

  15. October 31, 2012

    Chinese fund in Heathrow airport deal

    China’s main sovereign wealth fund has struck a deal to take a 10 per cent stake in Heathrow airport, under which Spanish...

  16. October 30, 2012

    Ferrovial counters Spanish weakness

    Ferrovial, the Spanish infrastructure group, on Tuesday revealed a small increase in profits during the first nine months of...

  17. October 29, 2012

    Olympics hits Heathrow’s profits

    Heathrow airport has warned that a slowdown in traffic prompted by the London Olympics means full-year profits will miss...

  18. October 28, 2012

    TPG enters race for Stansted

    TPG, the US private equity group created out of the buyout of Continental Airlines 20 years ago, has emerged as a bidder for...

  19. October 27, 2012

    AMP to take 49% stake in Newcastle Airport

    AMP Capital, a global investment manager with holdings in Melbourne and Launceston airports in Australia, is to buy a 49 per...

  20. October 15, 2012

    Goldman Sachs adds Ogunlesi to board

    Goldman Sachs has appointed Adebayo Ogunlesi, a banker who chairs private equity group Global Infrastructure Partners, to...

  21. October 15, 2012

    BAA leaves baggage behind

    For Colin Matthews, chief executive of the airport group formerly known as BAA, the decision to drop the umbrella company’s...

  22. October 15, 2012

    BAA to rebrand itself as Heathrow

    BAA has decided to change its name to Heathrow, in a move that the company says represents a break with its past and...

  23. October 11, 2012

    Visitor numbers fall during Olympics

    Fewer foreign visitors came to Britain in August during the Olympics but those who did come spent more money, official data...

  24. October 9, 2012

    Ryanair rules out Stansted airport bid

    Ryanair has bowed out of the competition to buy Stansted airport after saying that owner BAA had indicated it would not sell...

  25. September 13, 2012

    Heathrow: Back in line

    Movie stars rarely bother themselves with the mundane workings of a country’s immigration system. But after an agonising...

  26. September 13, 2012

    BA takes firm stance on Heathrow controls

    British Airways is prepared to go head to head with the government over immigration queues at Heathrow if the smooth running...

  27. September 7, 2012

    Airport inquiry chief raises capacity concerns

    The head of the new inquiry into Britain’s hub airport capacity crunch said on Friday that the current situation looked...

  28. September 5, 2012

    Heathrow expansion decision shelved

    A decision on whether to expand Heathrow airport has been shelved until beyond the 2015 election, after David Cameron and Ed...

  29. September 4, 2012

    Ryanair eyes Stansted stake

    Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s chief executive, would push for a second runway at Stansted “as soon as possible” if the budget...

  30. August 31, 2012

    Q&A: Third runway dispute will not go away

    Tim Yeo, the former Conservative environment minister and one-time third runway opponent, this week challenged David...

  31. August 29, 2012

    MP warns of Heathrow U-turn backlash

    David Cameron faces a backlash from 2m voters living under the Heathrow flight path if he “betrays” them by authorising the...

  32. August 28, 2012

    Greening shows discomfort on Heathrow

    Justine Greening spent Tuesday morning visiting Kent to examine the noise reduction measures used on the high speed rail...

  33. August 21, 2012

    Qatar move illustrates attraction of BAA

    Life is about to get a whole lot more interesting on the board of BAA, owner of London’s Heathrow airport. Qatar Holding,...

  34. August 21, 2012

    BAA’s regional hubs up in the air

    Industry experts expect Stansted to be the first of several disposals by BAA in the next few years as the company that spent...

  35. August 21, 2012

    Ryanair considers purchase of Stansted stake

    Ryanair is considering bidding for a 25 per cent stake in Stansted airport in the UK, in a move that would see the low cost...

  36. August 20, 2012

    UK airports – fight diverted

    Would those interested in buying Stansted please go to the gate, where boarding will commence shortly. BAA has given up its...

  37. August 20, 2012

    BAA gives up fight to retain Stansted

    BAA has agreed to sell Stansted airport after three years of battling a Competition Commission order for its disposal. A...

  38. August 17, 2012

    Qatar lands BAA stake in £900m deal

    Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is set to buy a 20 per cent stake of BAA for £900m, in a deal that shows the equity value of...

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