Competitive Structure of British Airports Analytical Essay

Competitive Structure of British Airports
This paper evaluates if BAA has a competitive future and its plans to achieve international competitiveness.
# 147565 | 1,783 words | 7 sources | APA | 2011 | KE

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In this article, the writer discusses that the regulatory body and competition commission of British airports carried out a review on the competitiveness of BAA and found it lacking. To improve on this, it is suggested that BAA had to come up with a framework and will make it competitive both locally and internationally. The writer concludes that BAA is headed in the right direction because the proposed sale of the three airports Gatwick, Stanstead and Edinburgh will improve the overall performance of the county's airports and also lead to increased returns.

The Present Competitive Structure of British Airports
Types of markets

From the Paper:

"Most business sectors in the UK have experienced a number of changes since the Second World War. The changes have been more drastic during the last three decades, and as a result, the British Airports Authority has witnessed positive developments. BAA, has undergone a transformation that has seen it change its operations, financial and capital structure, organizations design, management and employee roles and authority as well as its expansion programmes. Some of the changes have been prompted by recommendations from the regulatory authorities while others from scholars and research from organizations such as the Competition Commissions. More particularly, the Competition Commission has made are geared its findings towards making the BAA to be more competitive."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • BAA .Official site for BAA Accessed on 28th March 2010 from
  • British Airports Authority 1976 Heathrow Airport - London: master development plan report. The Authority
  • Doganis , R. 1992 The airport business Routledge, New York.
  • Graham, A 2008 Managing Airports: An International Perspective ,Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • Jarach ,D. 2005 Airport marketing: strategies to cope with the new millennium environment Ashgate Publishing

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