VINCI completes purchase of majority stakes in Gatwick airport

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Vinci Airports has completed the purchase of the majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport, freehold property, and the UK’s second-largest airport. London Gatwick airport is an asset with substantial growth potential and the transaction fits perfectly into the VINCI concessions long-term investment strategy. 

With this transaction, VINCI Airports becomes the world’s second-largest airport operator with over 240 million passengers a year including 46 million at London Gatwick. VINCI Airports now operates the world’s largest and most diversified airport network, with 46 airports in 12 countries. This international outreach is unique in the market and puts VINCI Airports in an optimal position to capture the growing demand for air transport worldwide.

In the first quarter of 2019, London Gatwick recorded 4% growth in passenger numbers. With the opening of new routes, London Gatwick now serves 50 capital cities around the world.

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