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Air Transport

Volume 413: debated on Friday 24 August 1945

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation if he is aware that there are thousands of people who wish to travel from Northern Ireland to Great Britain; and if he will make use of the hundreds of aeroplanes and seaplanes, which are now idle, and could be converted easily to carry passengers on this short journey.

The answer to the first part of the Question is "Yes, Sir." As to the second part of the Question, I am fully alive to the position, and special steps have recently been taken to improve the service. The possibility of using a converted type of Service aircraft to supplement the air services operating on this route is under active consideration.