Aena Internacional holds a 51% stake in the concessionaire of Luton airport.
On 27 November 2013, Aena Internacional and Aerofi SàRL ("Aerofi"), subsidiary of Ardian (formerly AXA Private Equity), acquired the concessionaire of London-Luton Airport in the United Kingdom. Aena Internacional currently has a 51% stake in the company's capital.
London-Luton is the fourth airport in the London metropolitan area, considered the largest airport market in the world in terms of both the number of passengers and airports, and the fifth in the United Kingdom for number of passengers, with a total of 14.5 millions in 2016.
In the Aena network it stands in fifth place behind Málaga-Costa del Sol and ahead of Alicante-Elche.
This acquisition is part of Aena's strategy to increase its international presence with controlling shares in strategic airports.