HC Deb 18 April 1932 vol 264 c1246
48. Captain NORTH

asked the Postmaster-General the number of letters and letter-packages carried each week by Imperial Airways since the introduction of the through service to South Africa, giving the name of the Colony or Dominion in each case to which the letters were directed?


No figures are available regarding the number of letters carried, but the average weekly weight of the outward letter mail is 310 lb., of which 69 lb. is carried to Egypt, 26 lb. to the Sudan, 114 lb. to Kenya and Uganda, 26 lb. to Tanganyika, 23 lb. to Northern and Southern Rhodesia and 52 lb. to South Africa.