Southampton Airport put up for sale

Southampton Airport put up for sale

Southampton Airport put up for sale

First published in News

SOUTHAMPTON Airport has been put up for sale.

Owner Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAH) has put Southampton, Aberdeen and Glasgow airports on the market and is looking to conduct the sale by the end of the year.

A spokeswoman from HAH said: ''Over recent months Heathrow Airport Holdings group shareholders and management have been considering their strategic position in relation to our three airports, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton.

''As a result the group is now formally entering a sale process.

''Whilst there is currently no certainty that a sale will be concluded, the group intends to work towards completing a transaction by the end of the year.''

Spanish firm Ferrovial, which already part-owns Heathrow, was reported to have made an £800m bid for the airports in February.

Successful sales would leave HAH, which once ran seven airports, with only Heathrow in its portfolio.

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11:33am Fri 1 Aug 14

hamworthygirl says...

Lets hope the flights are a bit cheaper then!
Lets hope the flights are a bit cheaper then! hamworthygirl
  • Score: -3

12:39pm Fri 1 Aug 14

Lord Spring says...

Half the team sold and now the Airport
Half the team sold and now the Airport Lord Spring
  • Score: 3

12:40pm Fri 1 Aug 14

Townee says...

It's a better buy than Bournemouth with its £2.50 drop off fee and a much nicer airport altogether.
It's a better buy than Bournemouth with its £2.50 drop off fee and a much nicer airport altogether. Townee
  • Score: -9

3:22pm Fri 1 Aug 14

woby_tide says...

Townee wrote:
It's a better buy than Bournemouth with its £2.50 drop off fee and a much nicer airport altogether.
You could almost telegraph from the moment the story was published that "£2.50" would rear it's head before long.

I hope MAG buy Southampton to be honest so at least we can stop that line being trotted out constantly
[quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: It's a better buy than Bournemouth with its £2.50 drop off fee and a much nicer airport altogether.[/p][/quote]You could almost telegraph from the moment the story was published that "£2.50" would rear it's head before long. I hope MAG buy Southampton to be honest so at least we can stop that line being trotted out constantly woby_tide
  • Score: -2

7:37pm Sat 2 Aug 14

Minty Fresh says...

Obviously no profit at Southampton. Get everyone to pay a drop off charge of £2-50 like they do at Hurn and hey presto not only do you make a profit again you totally p*ss off everyone who flies from there. Brilliant.
Obviously no profit at Southampton. Get everyone to pay a drop off charge of £2-50 like they do at Hurn and hey presto not only do you make a profit again you totally p*ss off everyone who flies from there. Brilliant. Minty Fresh
  • Score: 0

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