Travel question

Post-Brexit travel: a flight of fancy

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Friday 21 December 2018 18:01
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Ryanair can announce new routes because it’s not a British company
Ryanair can announce new routes because it’s not a British company

Q You have said that in the event of no deal British airlines will not be able to increase the number of flights to the European Union. Will the EU be able to increase the number of flights into Britain after 2019? If so, why are they able to do so? Why can the EU increase their flights and not Britain?

Peter C

A I studied the EU’s proposals for a “bare bones” aviation agreement in the event of a no-deal Brexit with mounting alarm, as I saw that departures on UK airlines to the European Union would be capped at 2018 levels.

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