The UK Competition Commission yesterday "confirmed" that it will require BAA to sell both London Gatwick and Stansted, setting the stage for a breakup of the airport operator's control of London's airports for which UK airlines long have pushed. The ruling, which follows earlier CC provisional reports that pointed toward the breakup, is subject to "final consultation" but is almost certain to be issued formally in late February/early March. It also calls for BAA to sell Edinburgh. The ...

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