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Corvera Airport "will not cost Murcia a cent"

Mon 15th Sep 2014
Corvera Airport 'will not cost Murcia a cent'

Thetermination of all passenger flights to and from Murcia's San Javier Airport was discussedat a meeting in Madrid last week.

Thetiming of the closure- together with the issue of compensation payments to be made tothe state-run Airports authority (AENA)- was discussed between Manuel Campos (the regional Minister for Development, Public Works and Planning), together with the National Secretary for Transport, the Minister for Development, and the Director Generals for both AENA and the Spanish Aviation Safety Agency.

The meeting came after Secretary of State, Rafael Catala confirmed in June how the EU had made the closure of San Javier Airport a condition of approving the regional loan guarantee for Corvera Airport.

The meeting began withManuel Camposgivingdelegates a progress report on Corvera Airport, where he ventured the opinion that everything would be finalized 'in December'.

Campos also shuffled his feet on the subject of a previous suggestion of EU70 Mln being offered by the regional government of Murcia to AENA for the closure of San Javier Airport, going as far as telling the Spanish Press that "Murcia will not pay a cent for the closure of San Javier". However, the Minister admitted that the coinciding issue of the privatization of AENA could furthercomplicate thenegotiations over compensation.

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