The Airports Commission requested ITF/SEO to provide technical assistance with analysing responses that pertain to the previous work undertaken by the ITF/SEO. This report assesses the submissions by the stakeholders in relation to competition impacts and compares them with the ITF/SEO results and the literature. Specifically, we review the following studies:

The note is focused on discussing the competition impact assessments as requested by the Airports Commission. We do not consider the likelihood of airline responses and Airports Commission scenarios. The focus of our review will be on the first two studies, with a more concise review of the other submission, as far as relevant.