§ Mr. Montgomery
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will publish a list of all existing air service agreements with foreign countries which designate Manchester airport as an approved destination for the operation of international services.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
The information requested is as followsBilateral air services agreements with the following countries provide for them to designate airlines to operate scheduled services to Manchester.
Australia Netherlands Austria New Zealand Belgium Norway Brazil Poland Denmark Spain France Sweden Federal Republic of Germany Switzerland Ireland United States of America Italy Yugoslavia Malta Zambia Morocco
2. Agreements with the following countries provide for them to designate airlines to operate scheduled services to one regional airport in Britain (which remains to be agreed).Nigeria Tunisia3. Other arrangements provide for Cyprus Airways and airlines designated by Portugal and Singapore to operate scheduled services to Manchester.4. Bilateral air services agreements with the following countries provide for the United Kingdom to designate airlines to operate scheduled services from Manchester.
Australia Mauritius Austria Morocco Bahrain Netherlands Barbados New Zealand Belgium Nigeria Bulgaria Norway Burma Oman Cameroon Portugal Canada Qatar Colombia Saudi Arabia Denmark Sierra Leone Ethiopia Spain France Sri Lanka Federal Republic of Germany Sweden Ghana Switzerland Iceland Tanzania India Trinidad and Tobago Iran Tunisia Ireland United Arab Emirates Italy United States of America Jamaica Venezuela Japan Yugoslavia
Kenya Zaire Liberia Zambia Malta Zimbabwe
5. Bilateral air services agreements negotiated with Korea and Seychelles but not yet signed will provide for designated British airlines to operate scheduled services from Manchester.6. Other arrangements with the governments concerned allow designated British airlines to operate scheduled services from Manchester to Cyprus and Ecuador.