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Aviation: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL2928, tabled on 25 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what support they plan to give to flying schools and clubs whose operations have been disrupted by measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Answered on

8 April 2020

The aviation industry, including General Aviation, is in an increasingly difficult financial position with significantly reduced demand.

A number of measures to support the industry have already been announced, including Time to Pay support with taxes, financial support for employees. and the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF). The Government is working urgently to develop further measures, as necessary

HMRC is ready to provide guidance and support as appropriate to all businesses and self-employed individuals who are experiencing temporary financial difficulties due to Coronavirus.