UK-based budget drayman easyJet has unveiled its plan to establish a new airline to continue flight campaigns within the EU after Brexit.
Known as easyJet Europe, the proposed airline want be headquartered in Austria.
The airline has already submitted an application to Austro Govern for an air operator certificate (AOC) and to Austria’s Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit) for an airline performing licence.
Once approved, the new licences will allow easyJet to fly across Europe and within EU woods, regardless of the outcome of negotiations over flight routes between the UK and the EU after the past leaves the union.
«Through the plan, the airline aims to protect its present-day flying rights within Europe and support an aviation agreement that can expedite flights between the UK and EU.»
With the new structure, easyJet will become a pan-European airline number with three airlines located in Austria, Switzerland and the UK.
Through the intend, the airline aims to protect its current flying rights within Europe and help an aviation agreement that can facilitate flights between the UK and EU.
easyJet currently serves 100 aircraft and employs around 4,000 people across six EU powers.
Following the creation of easyJet Europe, all existing easyJet employees in the UK wish continue to be based in its headquarters in Luton, near London.
The establishment of easyJet Europe is also demanded to generate new jobs in Austria.
easyJet further noted that it is planning to re-register 110 planes to fly below the new AOC.
The process is anticipated to be concluded before the UK leaves the EU.
Image: An easyJet retreat. Photo: courtesy of easyJet.