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Johnson suggests a Foreign Office aircraft to help bolster post-Brexit trade

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 - 07:35 UTC
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on a South America five-day visit of three countries suggested that Britain’s post-Brexit trade prospects could be bolstered if he had his own Foreign Office plane. Speaking in Buenos Aires Johnson said the official Voyager aircraft, on which the prime minister travels, was rarely available – and not colorful enough. Read full article


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  • DemonTree

    Hey, I'd like a private jet, too! Makes Prescott's two jags seem positively modest.

    May 23rd, 2018 - 11:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    Well I think it's a good idea there are plenty of small companies that have a Learjet and they are not even countries...
    Can pick up a good second hand one for a million easy....
    Wife was a buyer for Dillards and they used to fly her all over the US to meet vendors, well mainly Florida to Texas...

    May 23rd, 2018 - 12:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    That's right, throat.

    A couple engines, avionics and range extension and you've got a nickel in it.

    Get a Gulf or go home.

    May 23rd, 2018 - 01:30 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    Wouldn't he need something a tad bit bigger than a Learjet, Voice? He's probably jealous of the walnut paneling and embellished napkins. Makes me wonder how the Latam countries can afford all these Presidential aircraft.

    May 23rd, 2018 - 03:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • YourWorseNightmare

    Lol. Britain has only one aircraft. What a nation of losers.

    May 28th, 2018 - 12:23 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    You really aren't very smart, are you?

    May 28th, 2018 - 09:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Juana

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    May 30th, 2018 - 02:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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