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Government Air Programme

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which company has obtained the framework agreement for the Government air programme; and what is the monetary value of the agreement. (299473)

The Framework Agreement for the Government Air Programme has been awarded on a multi source basis to the airline carriers, shown in the following list. The estimated annual value of the programme is £69.6 million per annum, the duration of the Framework Agreement is two years with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

Aer Lingus

Air Canada

Air France / KLM

Air New Zealand

American Airlines

Austrian Airlines


British Airways

Brussels Airlines

Cathay Pacific

Continental Airways

Delta Airlines


Finnair Oyj


Gulf Air

Jet Airways

Kenya Airways

Lufthansa German Airlines

Malaysia airlines

Qantas Airways

Qatar Airways

Scandinavian Airlines System

Singapore Airlines

South African Airways

Swiss International Airlines

Turkish Airlines

United Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Airways

VLM Airlines