HC Deb 10 July 1961 vol 644 cc1-2W
34. Mr. Mathew

asked the Minister of Aviation what contribution civil aviation makes to the invisible exports to the United Kingdom.

Mr. Rippon

The net contribution of the two Airways Corporations to invisible exports in 1960 amounted to about £30 million.

No comparable statistic is at present available for the independent airlines, but the President of British Independent Air Transport Association has kindly undertaken to provide this figure which I will pass on to my hon. Friend.

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