Aer Arann Regional (RE, Dublin Int'l) can get new investment by logistics provider Stobart Group after receiving approval from the UK competition authority for the proposed transaction. Stobart had originally taken a smaller 5% stake in Aer Arann assisting it to exit from examinership back in November 2011 and now plans to increase its stake to 45%. It also owns London Southend airport from where Aer Arann also operates to Dublin Int'l as Aer Lingus Regional under a franchise agreement with Aer Lingus (EI, Dublin Int'l).