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Global airport groupings


This listing includes those international airport groups with significant business links and foreign holdings beyond their home country. Data is compiled from returns to the database of Airline Business sister online service Air Transport Intelligence.

Aena Base: Spain Description: Aena manages 43 airports in Spain, 12 in Mexico and two in Colombia. It is also responsible for five air traffic control centres. Revenues: $1,333 million Main Airports: Barecelona, Madrid Passenger total: 128.1 million Owned airports: Alicante, Almeria, Asturias, Barranquilla - Ernesto Cortissoz, Badajoz - Talavera la Real, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Córdoba, El Hierro, Gerona, Ibiza, Fuerteventura, Granada, Gran Canaria - La Palma, La Coruna, Lanzarote, Madrid - Barajas, Madrid - Cuatro Vientos, Malaga, Melilla, Menorca, Murcia/San Javier, Palma de Mallorca, Pamplona, Reus, Sabadell, Salamanca, San Sebastian, Santander, Santiago, Seville, Tenerife Norte, Tenerife Sur, Torrejón, Valencia, Valladolid, Vigo, Vitoria, Zaragoza Equity Stakes: Ingeneria y Economia del Transporte (INECO) engineering consultancy - 61% .Restauración de Aeropuertos Espanoles (RAESA) catering at Madrid - 49%

Aeroporti di Roma Base: Italy Description: In addition to operating Rome's two main airports, Aeroporti di Roma's has moved into the international airport arena with its 20% stake in the Airports Company of South Africa. Revenues: $526 million Main Airports: Rome Ciampino, Leonardo da Vinci Passenger total: 24.7 million Owned airports: Rome Ciampino, Rome Leonardo Da Vinci Subsidaries: ADR Engineering 70% Aeroporti di Roma Handling 51% Equity stakes: Airports Company South Africa - 20% Società Aeroportuale Calabrese - 16.57%, Aeroporti di Genova - 15%

Aéroports de Paris Base: France Description: As well as the main Paris airports, Aeroports de Paris operates 11 general aviation airports within 50km (30 miles) of the capital. Revenues: $1.285 million Main airports: Paris Charles de Gaulle, Orly Passenger total: 69 million Owned airports: Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Le Bourget, Paris Orly Equity Stakes: Beijing Capital International Airport - 9.9% France Handling - 34% Phnom Penh-Pochentong International - ADP holds a majority stake in the management company running the Vietnam airport

Aer Rianta Base: Ireland Description: Aer Rianta has diverse interests including the management of airports, duty free outlets and hotels (via the Great Southern Hotels subsidary). Ancillary activities include the provision of in-flight duty free and catering services. Revenues: $392 million Main Airports: Dublin Passenger total: 18 million Owned airports: Cork, Dublin, Shannon Partnerships/alliances: Hochtief AirPort and Aer Rianta have formed the Airport Partners consortium, which holds stakes in European airports. Hochtief holds 60% of the consortium and Aer Rianta 40%. Equity stakes: Birmingham, UK - 48.25%. Flughafen Düsseldorf - 20% via Airport Partners. Flughafen Hamburg - 7.2% via Airport Partners which owns 36% of Hamburg. Alterra Partners Base: UK Description: Alterra Partners is a global developer, owner, financier and manager of airports and related infrastructure. The company was launched in June 2000 with the initial backing of Bechtel Enterprises with Singapore Changi Airport Enterprise Pte Ltd (SCAE) taking a 50% stake in April 2001.

Principal shareholders: Bechtel Enterprises, Singapore Changi Airport Enterprise BAA Base: UK Description: BAA is the world's largest airport group, and was originally based around the seven airports it operates in the UK, including the two major London hubs. It also manages all or part of nine airports in Australia, Italy, Mauritius and the USA. Revenues: $3.287 billion Passenger total: 124.7 million Owned airports: Aberdeen-Dyce, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Southampton Management contracts: Boston Logan, Newark and Pittsburgh - retail management Harrisburg and Indianapolis - airport management Launceston - manages via 15.1% equity stake in the Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) consortium Mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam - airport and retail management contract. Melbourne Tullamarine - manages via APAC Naples Capodichino - 65% controlling equity stake in the operating company GESAC. Equity Stakes: Perth International - 15% stake bought from TBI Australia Pacific Airports - 15.1%. APAC holds 90% of Launceston airport in Tasmania and 100% of Melbourne.

Copenhagen Airports Base: Denmark Description: The Danish Government began privatising the airport in 1994 with a 25% share sale with further tranches of 24% and 17% sold off in 1996 and 2000 respectively. The Government's stake stands at just 33.8%. The company made its first overseas entry into the airport ownership field with its stake in ASUR, which runs nine Mexican airports, and took shre in the UK's Newcastle airport in mid-2001. Revenues: $232 million Main Airports: Copenhagen Passenger total: 18.4 million Owned airports: Copenhagen Kastrup, Copenhagen Roskilde Newcastle International - 49%. ASUR Aeropuertos Del Sureste - 6.3% Copen-hagen and partners ITA own 15% of equity. Copenhagen owns 25.5% of the partnership. Rygge Sivile Lufthavn - 33.3%

Fraport - Frankfurt Airport Base: Germany Description: Fraport, the owner and operator of Fraport airport was partially floated in June, becoming the first German airport to be publicaly traded. It also has interests in the operations of other airports within Germany and worldwide. Passenger total: 49.4 million Owned airports: Frankfurt/Main Alliance partner: Fraport and Schiphol Group of the Netherlands have formed the first major airport alliance - Pantares. Partnerships/alliances: Under the Pantares alliance with Schiphol, Fraport has a joint venture with Jardine Logistics, Hong Kong Land and China National Aviation to create a logistics centre at Hong Kong airport. Debis FRA - Debis AirFinance and Fraport have a joint venture company specialising in IT Management contracts: Lima Jorge Chavez International - manages the airport as part of a consortium including construction company Bechtel and Peruvian construction firm Cosapi. Portway Handling de Portugal - 40% Flughafen Hannover - 20% Brisbane - 1% Subsidiaries: Flughafen Hahn 100% Flughafen Saarbrucken 51% VAS (conducts ground handling at Vienna) 100% Equity Stakes: Portway Handling de Portugal - 40% Flughafen Hannover - 20% Brisbane - 1% Hochtief AirPort Base: Germany Description: Hochtief is an emerging airport management player, heavily involved with the construction of Athens Spata and Dusseldorf International Airports. Revenues: $22.13 million Partnerships/alliances: Holds 60% of Airport Partners, with Aer Rianta holding the other 40% Equity Stakes: Flughafen Düsseldorf - 50% via the 60% stake of the Airport Partners consortium Athens International Airport - 39.94%, Flughafen Hamburg - 28.8% as part of the Airport Partners consortium which owns 36%.

Manchester Airport Group Base: UK Description: Manchester Airport aggressively expanded its portfolio in 2001 buying Bournemouth and East Midlands airports. Revenues: $391 million Main Airports: Manchester Passenger total: 20.4 million Owned airports: Bournemouth International, East Midlands and Manchester Management contracts: Adelaide International Equity Stakes: Humberside Internat'l - 82.7%

Schiphol Group Base: Netherlands Description: The group manages Amsterdam Schipol airport, has interests in property, retail outlets, hotels and restaurants as well as information technology applications and international alliances. Overseas, Schipol manages Brisbane airport and the international terminal at New York JFK. Revenues: $587 million Main Airports: Amsterdam Passenger total: 36.8 million Owned airports: Amsterdam Schiphol, Lelystad Partnerships/alliances: Under the Pantares alliance with Fraport the group has a joint venture with Jardine Logistics, Hong Kong Land and China National Aviation to create a logistics centre at Hong Kong airport. Management contracts: New York JFK International in a consortium with LCOR and Lehman Brothers. Subsidaries: Eindhoven 51%, Rotterdam Equity Stakes: Brisbane Airport - 15.8%, stake helds through subsidiary Schipol Australia.

SEA Aeroporti di Milano Base: Italy Description: SEA Manages the two Milan airports, Linate and Malpensa. It has a 28% stake in Aeroputos Argentina, which operates 33 airports in that country, including Aeroparque and Ezeiza in Buenos Aires. Revenues: $491 million Main Airports: Milan Linate and Milan Malpensa Passenger total: 23.6 million Owned airports: Milan Linate, Milan Malpensa Bergamo, Orio Al Serio - 49.98% Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 - 28% Rimini - 12.5% Naples Capodichino - 5% Turin International - 0.96%,

TBI Base: UK Description: TBI is an airports group listed on the London Stock Exchange. It operates over 25 airports worldwide with activities ranging from ownership to management or service provision. It also provides services at 19 US airports or air force bases. Revenues: $205 million Main Airports: Belfast International, Cardiff International, London Luton Passenger total: 13 million Owned airports: Belfast International and Cardiff International, Cochabamba, La Paz, Orlando Sanford and Santa Cruz Viru Viru International Management contracts: Albany, Atlanta, Burbank, London Luton, San Jose Juan Santamaria, Toronto Equity Stakes: London Luton - 71.4% San Jose Juan Santamaria - 10% Stockholm Skavsta - 90.1%

Vancouver International Airport Authority Base: Canada Description: Vancouver International Airport Authority has continually added to its overseas activities in recent years. Revenues: $179 million Main Airports: Vancouver Passenger total: 16 million Owned airports: Vancouver International Management contracts: Bermuda, Cranbrook (Canada), Dominican Republic (four airports), Fort St John, Hamilton, Kamloops, Moncton, Montego Bay Jamaica, Santiago Chile (terminals), Turks and Caicos, Wellington and via its subsidiary Vancouver Airport Services. Subsidaries: Vancouver Airport Services 100%

Wiggins Group Base: UK Description: Wiggins deals in commercial and residential property development, the operation and management of lesuire facilities and airport services. The company is developing the "PlaneStation" concept - an international network of secondary airports. Revenues: $7.79 million Main Airports: London Manston (UK) Owned airports: Aeroporto de Cuneo Levaldigi (Italy), Lahr (Germany), Odense (Denmark) Pilsen (Czech Republic), Schwerin - Parchim (Germany), Smyrna (USA) Equity Stakes: Cuneo Levaldingi, Italy - 42%