Economic regulation of Heathrow Airport Limited: working paper on capital expenditure efficiency incentives

Closed 9 Oct 2020

Opened 13 Aug 2020


This consultation follows on from the June 2020 Consultation (CAP1940) and provides further details of our proposed approach to capital efficiency incentives for Heathrow Airport Limited.

It covers the following main issues:

  • a recap of our previous work in this area, including the initial views of stakeholders;
  •  our proposed criteria for developing new incentives; and
  • further details on our broad approach to developing capital efficiency incentives.  

Consultation document

Views invited

We welcome views on any of the issues raised in this working paper.

Please e-mail responses to


We expect to publish the responses we receive on our website as soon as practicable after the period for representations expires. Any material that is regarded as confidential should be clearly marked as such and included in a separate annex. Please note that we have powers and duties with respect to information under section 59 of the Civil Aviation Act 2012 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


  • Commercial airlines
  • Airport operators
  • Regulatory bodies


  • Economic regulation
  • Capacity