HC Deb 14 October 1968 vol 770 c2W
17. Mr. Fortescue

asked the Minister of Technology, whether, in his negotiations with the Governments of France and West Germany on the possibility of building the A-300 airbus, he will take into account the representations made by the Chairman of British European Airways as to the suitability of such an aircraft for British European Airways operations.

Mr. Benn

Yes, of course. B.E.A. are collaborating in the drafting of the specification for the European Airbus.