Privatising Airport Management
Surprise surprise, Airports Fear Price Controls (the Age 24/07/06). The Federal Govt’s decision to privatise the management of airports is leading to all sorts of problems.
Not only have exit & entry fees jumped enormously, but now they are engaged in infighting with their monopoly cousins, the airlines! This article does all but tell who owns the airport (Sydney) at the centre of the controversy .
“But of course” – it’s Macquarie Airports. Now we know how their millionaires factory operates – it’s a fee-way to a fortune.