EasyJet picks Austrian bottom for post-Brexit plan

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UK airline EasyJet is formulation to set up a new company in Austria to strengthen its European business after Britain leaves the EU.

The new airline, EasyJet Europe, will be formed in Vienna.

The airline must have an air user certificate in an EU member country to concede it to continue drifting between member states after Brexit.

EasyJet pronounced its focus was “well advanced” and it hoped to accept its looseness in the “near future”.

A mouthpiece pronounced “nothing will change” from the viewpoint of passengers, and that all the staff and planes that would fly for EasyJet Europe were already employed and formed in the other 27 EU countries.

The company pronounced no jobs would be lost in the UK, but some would be combined in Austria.

Open skies

EasyJet announced last year that it was in the routine of substantiating a apart participation on the European mainland, in willingness for when the UK leaves the EU.

This is since the UK risks losing entrance to Europe’s inner “open skies” arrangement.

Since 1994, any EU airline has been free to fly between any two points in Europe, something that enabled companies such as EasyJet and Ryanair to grow to their benefaction size.

Current EU drifting rights competence have to be renegotiated and the new company would safeguard EasyJet could work within the EU.

The UK supervision has pronounced progressing “liberal access” to European aviation markets will be a top priority during Brexit negotiations.

Unless British negotiators conduct to secure favoured conditions, UK airlines could find it harder to launch new routes in Europe.

EasyJet already has an airline formed in Switzerland, as good as its UK operation. The primogenitor company – EasyJet PLC – will keep its London Stock Exchange inventory and its Luton headquarters.

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