10 January 2011

Airport operator BAA Ltd has confirmed the appointment of Nick Barton as Stansted Airport Managing Director. Mr Barton has been performing the role on an interim basis since the departure of David Johnston at the end of November 2010. Of all the BAA airports, Stansted has seen the largest reduction in passenger numbers running at less than 20 million per annum, below the 2007 peak of 24 million.