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EDM (Early Day Motion) 300: tabled on 16 January 1991

Tabled in the 1990-91 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House congratulates the CAA on their decision to allocate extra flights to Virgin Atlantic Airways to Tokyo; notes that this will help to establish Virgin Atlantic as an effective long-term competitor to British Airways on more equal terms than hitherto; and firmly believes that the existence of a number of efficient and profitable United Kingdom airlines on domestic, international and intercontinental routes is in the best interests of the British consumer.

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leave out from 'Tokyo'; to end and add 'but fails to recognise any commercial, or competitive merit in achieving this by simply taking away from another British company, namely British Airways, flights which it is operating successfully in competition with foreign airlines; and recommends that the Secretary of State for Transport investigates the competence of the Civil Aviation Authority who do not appear to understand how to help United Kingdom airlines win greater market shares in the tough world of international air transport.'.
Conservative, Hastings and Rye
EDM 300A1: tabled on 22 January 1991