HC Deb 11 October 1976 vol 917 cc30-1W
Mr. McCrindle

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what progress is being made towards the transfer of airline operations from Heathrow to Gatwick; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Clinton Davis

Discussions are taking place between the Department of Trade, British Airports Authority, Civil Aviation Authority and airlines, about the allocation of air traffic between Heathrow and Gatwick to utilise effectively the additional capacity which is now being provided at Gatwick.