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Published on Monday, February 3, 2020

BALPA calls for speedy post-Brexit aviation agreement






Pilots' union BALPA is calling for the UK and EU to put aviation high on the agenda in their post-Brexit negotiations.

It says an early agreement must be reached to avoid 'catastrophic disruption' to flying.

"It is damaging to everyone's economies to have uncertainty and there is no good reason for that uncertainty continuing in aviation when it is not a bargaining chip for either side," said BALPA general secretary Brian Strutton.

"The UK and EU should jointly publish their aviation proposals, allow for a period of scrutiny and then get them agreed and parked. At least one area of uncertainty will be resolved and the risk of bad decisions by agreeing nothing until the last can be avoided."

BALPA said there are no WTO rules to fall back on in aviation if there is no overarching trade deal agreed

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