| Press Release - 19 January 2013
SALE OF STANSTED AIRPORT
Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) welcomes the news that BAA* is to sell Stansted Airport to Manchester Airport Group. SSE Chairman Peter Sanders commented: "Our hope is that we can build a constructive relationship with Stansted's new owners based of maximising the benefits of the airport and minimising its adverse impacts".
NOTE TO EDITORS
* Most people still think of Stansted as being owned by BAA but the company was renamed Heathrow Airport Holdings on 15 October 2012.
FURTHER INFORMATION AND COMMENT
Peter Sanders, Chairman, Stop Stansted Expansion T 01799 520411; firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Ross, Economics Adviser, Stop Stansted Expansion T 01279 814961; M 07850 937143, email@example.com