Carriage of Mails.

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation. – in the House of Commons on 14th November 1934.

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Photo of Mr Borras Whiteside Mr Borras Whiteside , Leeds South

35.

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he is precluded by the existing agreement between His Majesty's Government and Imperial Airways from sending mail by other British aircraft operating companies to foreign and Empire countries?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bennett Mr Ernest Bennett , Cardiff Central

The existing agreements between His Majesty's Government and Imperial Airways do not specifically preclude the sending of mail by other air lines, but the policy of the Government, generally speaking, is to utilise the services of Imperial Airways for the carriage of mails to Empire countries so far as is reasonable and practicable.