Major continental European airlines are actively lobbying their governments to make the UK aviation sector’s exit from the European Union (EU) difficult, the CEO of Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair said Aug. 2. Michael O’Leary claimed that carriers such as Air France and Lufthansa would be happy to see services disrupted between the UK and the rest of Europe for a period of weeks or months, in order to damage UK carriers such as British Airways and UK LCC easyJet. The ...

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