§ 42. Sir M. Sueter
asked the Postmaster-General particulars of the weight of mails despatched by air to European destinations during the last three years?
§ Major Tryon
Following the adoption in 1936 of the principle of forwarding by air or surface transport, whichever offers the quicker delivery, letters and postcards for European countries prepaid at the ordinary rates of postage, the weight of the letter mails despatched by air to European destinations rose from 225 tons in the year ended the 30th June, 1937, to 571 tons in the year ended the 30th June, 1938; and 855 tons in the year ended 30th June, 1939.