§ Mr. Farey-Jones
asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he will make a statement on the ordering of new jet aircraft by British European Airways.
§ Mr. Watkinson
The Government have now given approval for British European Airways to conclude a contract with the Aircraft Manufacturing Company Limited (Airco) for 24 DH.121 aircraft. These will cost about £29 million, and will be delivered between 1964 and 1966.