Campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) says BAA's decision to sell Stansted, will allow them to 'breathe a little easier'
– Brian Ross SSE economics adviser
We are pleased with this outcome. Historically the expansion of Stansted has been cross-subsidised by Heathrow. This type of cross-subsidisation will not be an option in future and that means we can all breathe a little easier.
...Our hope is that with a new owner there will be an opportunity for genuine and meaningful dialogue based on maximising the local benefits of the airport and minimising its adverse impacts on the community.