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Could flights between the UK and EU really be grounded after Brexit?

An aeroplane interior. File photo: TT

Published: 11.Oct.2017 17:28 hrs

The British Chancellor on Wednesday raised the possibility that a 'no deal' Brexit scenario could ground flights between the UK and other European countries.

Chancellor Philip Hammond said the British government was preparing for all eventualities, and that included a 'no deal' scenario in which event, he said, it was "theoretically conceivable" that the day after Brexit, "there will be no air traffic moving between the UK and the European Union".

Flights to a further 17 countries, including Norway, Switzerland and the US, would also be at risk in this case, as their aviation agreements with the UK are currently arranged through the EU.

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