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Ryanair seeks post-Brexit UK flying licence amid chaos fears


Ryanair wants to retain its small line-up of services operating within the UK from London Stansted rui viera/PA wireRyanair recently applied for a British air operating licence in a move that it said might be required to keep its small domestic UK service operating in the event of a hard Brexit. Flying rights are governed at present by European Union-wide deals and, because it is not part of the World Trade Organisation, the aviation sector has no natural fallback arrangement to protect flights if there is no deal between Britain and the EU. The move comes after similar applications for a separate licence in Britain via a UK subsidiary from Wizz Air, another budget airline. “A subsidiary company Ryanair UK filed an application on December 21 last for an Air Operator’s Certificate with the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK. This may be…


Source: The Times January 03, 2018 00:05 UTC


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