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Volume 893: debated on Monday 9 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on the FAA public hearings on Concorde landing rights in New York and Washington.

The recent hearings on Concorde in the United States of America were about the request by British Airways and Air France to the American Federal Aviation Administration to introduce commercial Concorde services to New York and Washington. They were part of the consultative procedures laid down under United States environmental legislation. An Anglo-French team of officials and representatives of the manufacturers and the airlines attended the hearing and gave evidence.