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Major announcements from National Express Group PLC.

Stewart Airport - Update on disposal
26 Jan 2007

National Express Group PLC is pleased to note the announcement by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board Commissioners that they have approved the purchase of the operating lease at Stewart International Airport, New York State for $78.5 million.

These negotiations for the sale, which began shortly before Christmas, are expected to be completed soon. The transaction will ultimately be subject to final agreement of the Purchase Agreement and certain regulatory approvals.

A further announcement will be made in due course when all conditions have been met.

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Adam Walker/Nicola Marsden
National Express Group PLC 020 7529 2000

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Financial Dynamics 020 7831 3113