HC Deb 09 July 1971 vol 820 cc484-6W
Mr. Wilkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many tons of freight have been uplifted from Leeds/Bradford airport for each month from January to June, 1971, inclusive, compared with the similar period last year; and how many scheduled and charter passenger-carrying air movements occurred in the same periods.

Mr. Noble

Following is the information:

Freight Uplifted (metrictons) Air Transport Movements*
Scheduled Services Charter Flights
January, 1971 47.0 356 87
February, 1971 58.0 384 150
March, 1971 67.1 459 150
April, 1971 39.0 356 132
* Including some all-cargo flights

Figures for May and June, 1971, are not yet available. The statistics for 1970 have been published in the Civil Aviation series of Business Monitor: CA1–Airport Activity and CA3–Air Freight and Mail.

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