HC Deb 30 November 1972 vol 847 cc232-3W
54. Mr. Millan

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the various airlines which have ordered or have options for Concorde and the number of aircraft concerned.

Mr. Onslow

BOAC has ordered five aircraft, and Air France four. The Chinese National Airline has signed a preliminary purchase agreement for three aircraft, and Iranair has signed a letter of intent to purchase two aircraft, with an option on a third. The other option holders are as follows:

Airline Number of Options
Pan American 8
Continental 3
Trans World Airlines 6
American Airlines 6
Eastern Airlines 6
Braniff 3
Qantas 4
Japan Airlines 3
Sabena 2
Lufthansa 3
Air India 2
Middle East Airlines 2
Total 48