Airlines push for new open skies policies

Leading discount carriers have warned that a flights crisis still looms under uncertain the Brexit cloud, writes Cristopher Jasper

18th June, 2017
Airlines push for new open skies policies
Kenny Jacobs, marketing chief, Ryanair Picture: Feargal Ward

The British government’s possible shift to a softer position on Brexit that would prioritise the economy over immigration curbs has failed to assuage concerns at Ryanair and EasyJet about the impact of the split from the European Union.

Europe’s top budget airlines called on politicians to make aviation a key focus when formal Brexit talks start next week.

As things stand, Britain will exit an accord granting EU carriers free movement...

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