MAG suggests extra runways at Stansted

MANCHESTER Airports Group has proposed turning Stansted airport into a four runway hub, or building a second runway.

The plans form part of MAG's submission to the Airports Commission which is looking into the best ways to increase capacity in the south east.

MAG bought the airport from BAA in February for £1.5bn.

In a statement MAG chief executive Charlie Cornish said the airport, which has 17.5m passengers a year, could double the number of flights its handles without significant investment.
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