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Reacting to news that Copenhagen Airports is to put its 49% share in Newcastle International Airport up for sale, James Ramsbotham, Chief Executive of the North East Chamber of Commerce, said:

NECC reacts to Copehagen Airport's intention to sell its 49% share in Newcastle International AirportReacting to news that Copenhagen Airports is to put its 49% share in Newcastle International Airport up for sale, James Ramsbotham, Chief Executive of the North East Chamber of Commerce, said:

"While we are sorry to hear that Copenhagen Airports intends to sell its shareholding, I am certain that Newcastle Airport will attract a large number of potential investors keen to continue the excellent work that has seen it grow into one of the UK's most successful regional airports.

"A thriving Newcastle International Airport is integral to the economic health of North East England and vital to maintaining our record-breaking export performance. Over recent years a strong management team has been built up, which is more than capable of moving the airport forward."