§ Mr. Bowden
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will publish in the Official Report details of the routes under the bilateral air agreement between British Airways and Kenya Airways.
§ Mr. Tebbit
The United Kingdom's air services agreement with Kenya, which is an agreement between the two Governments, was published as Cmnd. 7110 in November 1979. The agreement provides for the following routes:
Route to be operated by the designated airline of the United KingdomPoints in the United Kingdom—intermediate points in Europe to be agreed—intermediate points in Africa to be agreed—Nairobi—points to be agreed.
Routes to be operated by the designated airline of the Republic of Kenya(I) Points in Kenya—intermediate points in Africa to be agreed—intermediate points in Europe to be agreed—London—points beyond to be agreed.(II) Points in Kenya—intermediate points to be agreed—Hong Kong—a point in Japan to be agreed.
Following discussions between officials of the two Governments, British Airways operate eight services a week in both directions on the route London-Nairobi-Johannesburg and a weekly service in both directions on the route London-Khartoum-Addis Ababa-Nairobi-Seychelles; Kenya Airways operate eight services a week in both directions on the route Nairobi-Cairo-Athens-Rome-Zurich-Frankfurt-Paris-London, but no service stops at more than two of the intermediate points. Kenya Airways do not operate services on Kenya's Route II.
Since 9 January 1980, two of British Airways' eight services a week have also called at Salisbury.