The Government is to keep its share of the Hampshire based National Air Traffic Service. It had been looking at selling it to help pay the national debt. Following a campaign by unions - who claimed if it was in the hands of the private sector safety may be compromised - it will keep its share.
At the moment airlines, staff and the Government are responsible for the service with no one having an overall majority stake.
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