‘DISASTEROUS’ Ryanair chief warns UK expats could be STRANDED if flights stop after Brexit


Kenny Jacobs, Ryanair’s chief retailing officer, called on the Government to give airlines a “solution” to the open ethers agreement between the UK and the EU.

He said it was in the EU’s interests to make life harder for the UK as European realms prepared to “teach the UK a lesson”.

He told Express.co.uk: “If you are an expat, whether you show of handed to leave or to remain, you have a place in Spain and you travel there individual times a year or every month – if there is no flying, you won’t be able to get there.”

When questioned if the threat of no flying between the block was “scaremongering”, he insisted it was “reality” and that “anything is realizable”.


Kenny Jacobs called for a solution to the open skies issue

If there’s no solution, it’s not businesses or airlines taking what to do, there is basically then no regulation that allows you to fly between the UK and Europe

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He said a deficiency of clarity on the issue would be “disastrous” for businesses as well as consumers.

“You could be hand with no solution for a period of time,” he said. “And if there’s no solution, it’s not dealings or airlines deciding what to do, there is basically then no regulation that assigns you to fly between the UK and Europe.”

Mr Jacobs said no solution to open skies could heroine to “various scenarios from no flying to very restricted flying – all of which would be ruinous for the UK economy and the UK consumer”.

Speaking about the EU divorce, he insisted it was “going to be disquieting” and that “unprecedented things will happen”.

He added: “[They pass on say] ‘you can’t walk away from this marriage and have what you homelessness, let’s make it ugly and brutal for the British Government’.”