Ports, airports & rail freight

All the latest insights and features on the airports, ports and rail freight sector

Luton Airport

AMP Capital acquires 49% stake in Luton airport


Global investment manager AMP Capital has acquired a minority stake in Luton airport in deal worth an estimated £1bn from French investor Ardian.

Holiday inn airport city manchester

Holiday Inn & Ibis check in to Airport City Manchester's £180m hotel district


Airport City Manchester – the joint venture between Manchester Airports Group, Beijing Construction Engineering and the Greater Manchester Pension Fund – has signed deals to develop a Holiday Inn and Ibis Budget.

Hitachi class 800

AXA IM makes debut direct infrastructure investment with £230m rail deal


AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has made its first direct infrastructure investment in the UK with a £230m express train acquisition from John Laing.

Manchester airport

Airports focus – Manchester and Edinburgh redevelopment

By Ben Cooper

Far-reaching plans to transform Manchester airport will increase passenger capacity, create opportunities for retailers and potentially enhance the city’s standing.

Edinburgh airport

Edinburgh gets £220m upgrade

By Andrew Stone

As Edinburgh’s airport expansion plan takes off, Property Week reports on its progress and the opportunities for developers.

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