EasyJet’s Gatwick price claims rejected
easyJet that price increases approved at Gatwick airport last year were legally
flawed, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Friday.
raising the cost of using the airport, claiming that the price hike followed private
talks between the regulator and the airport’s operator BAA after the deadline
for a consultation period passed.
Economic Regulation Harry Bush said in a statement. “This provides an opportunity
to draw a line under the most recent price control reviews of Heathrow, Gatwick
and Stansted and to focus on future regulation of airports.”
passenger using Gatwick by 1.18 pounds to 6.79 pounds would cost it 46 million
pounds in extra fees over five years.
in services, including additional security costs at the airport which lies to
the south of London.