The Minister of Public Works, Ana Pastor declared that London Luton airport is now fifth largest airport in term of passenger’s rate and airline traffic. They have recorded 15% of the growth rate of passengers at Luton airport at first half of 2015. During her visit of London, The Minister of Public Works indicated that London Luton Airport has “Considerable capacity for growth” and an infrastructure which is “very significant for Spanish interests, as Spain is the world leader in the airport sector, and hence we want to further develop this airport”.
She also met with some Spanish business leaders and visited Luton airport and she got to know that Aena International owns 51% of shares for the development of the airport. In the end; she explained that the contract included the commitment of making investment of ~110 million pounds to increase the capacity of the airport for the passengers.
The Minister of Public Works, Ana Pastor, explained that they are involved in the process of construction of new bridge and for the international and local passengers, the modification of the shopping area at the airport and repositioning of security system. During her first meeting with Spanish leaders, she explained them that the Government of United Kingdom announced 130 million Euros for the improvement of better infrastructure of the airport building. In the last 10 years, United Kingdom has awarded the infrastructures projects that have the worth of 32 million Euros to the Spanish companies for participate in the tender projects.
The Ministers of Public Works made a commitment to support Spanish companies in helping them to sustain their expansion in the foreign trade sector.
London Luton airport has declared as one of the busiest airport in UK. The Ministry of Public Works made a contract with Spanish companies for the development of the airport. This initiative also leads to an advantage for the parking companies and the passengers who booking car park Luton at the airport.