|Quoting rutankrd (Reply 5):|
Not questioning sale however when posted hadn't seen todays press statement - (just timing)
|Quoting vxracing16 (Thread starter):|
BAA seem insistent that these charges go ahead.
|Quoting acelanzarote (Reply 8):|
So will MAP change/cancel the increase once they are in charge I wonder.....
|Quoting RussianJet (Reply 6):|
This is an idiotic thing to do at this particular juncture and point in time, and the timing has to be viewed as bizarre. Ryanair certainly have a point that it looks suspect.
|Quoting RussianJet (Reply 9):|
They'd be crazy not to. Love or hate Ryanair, the fact is they provide most of the footfall through Stansted, and the passenger numbers have been going down for too long already. It is also telling that FR are not the only airline to have either pulled or reduced routes. Something is wrong, and constantly hiking fees clearly won't remedy the current trend.
|Quoting trent900 (Reply 11):|
Its interesting they mention £40m on new shops but no other details on other investment. Where are they going to spend this kind of money on retail? Surly terminal space has already been used.
|Quoting KL911 (Reply 12):|
the whole point of flying as cheap as possible is to remove all amenities, also in a terminal. Just bring a book and wait until boarding starts, not so difficult is it?
|Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 13):|
MAG has openly stated that they seek long-haul operators which they deem may be realistic if they can help achieve a 30-minute train connection to central London versus the present 45 minutes.
|Quoting skipness1E (Reply 14):|
Can you account for why LGW already having a 30 minute connection fails in this enterprise? They're not going to get sustainable long haul beyond perhaps Emirates if MAG strike a good deal. The market cannot, has not and will not support that enterprise given the proximity and critical mass of Heathrow.