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S5W-14591: Patrick Harvie (Glasgow)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 9 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5F-02020 by Nicola Sturgeon on 8 February 2018 (Official Report, c. 17), under what contractual basis aircraft owned by, or associated with, the Trump Organization have operated from Prestwick airport since it was taken into public ownership.

Answered by: Keith Brown 28 February 2018

In compliance with European Union State Aid rules, Glasgow Prestwick Airport is being operated on a commercial basis and at arm’s length from the Scottish Government.

There is an agreement in place between Prestwick Airport and the Trump Organization regarding hanger rental for a based helicopter.