HC Deb 14 June 1967 vol 748 c72W
16. Mr. Dobson

asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the current pilot shortage in British European Airways, the British Overseas Airways Corporation and the British independent airline companies; and what percentage of the total number of pilots employed in each case this represents.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu

B.O.A.C. have no shortage of operational pilots at the present moment. B.E.A. have a shortage of 52 pilots, which represents 4.8 per cent. of the total.

Accurate figures are not available for the independent airlines.