BAA says it is "taking legal action to recover £1 million [$1.87 million] in aeronautical charges" owed to its London Stansted airport operation by Ryanair. The office of Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary confirms that it has "withheld payment of approximately £1 million" in a dispute over fuel surcharges. Ryanair alleges that when Stansted installed its fuel hydrant system it said it would impose a surcharge until the £12.5 million costs of installing it were recovered. Ryanair says it estimates that Stansted has now recovered £35 million.


Source: Flight International