The UK Office of Fair Trading yesterday issued a preliminary recommendation that airports operator BAA be investigated by the country's Competition Commission, a move prompted in part by the fact "that the current market structure does not deliver best value for air travelers in the UK and that greater competition within the industry could bring significant benefits for passengers," according to OFT CEO John Fingleton. EasyJet called the review "welcome" but said BAA "was not the biggest ...

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