Monday July 6, 2020

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
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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The way we did business a few months ago may never return – so the opportunity is to make changes that will both aid recovery and set us up well for our new futures

Tom Maguire | 2 months ago

What’s coming up today and what you might have missed

Hannah O’Brien | 6 months ago