Michael O’Leary once again signified Brexit will plunge Britain’s aviation industry into tumult unless it remains in the so-called EU’s ‘open skies’ agreement.
The Irish businessman raked the European Parliament’s transport and tourism committee the UK Government does not require a “bulls notion” – Irish slang for not having a clue – how to debar Britons being left unable to fly into European holiday hotspots.
Mr O’Leary has been a long-term critic of Brexit, claiming the UK wishes lose its ability to host airlines wanting to fly into mainland Europe.
Reveal in the EU Parliament, he said: “There are communications between us and the UK Government. I am sorry to clock in, they don’t have a bulls notion what they’re doing.
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary voiced flights between UK and Europe would end after Brexit
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“They genuinely seem to think there is wealthy to be a red, white and blue Brexit – when you ask them how the hell they are usual to get there, they don’t have a clue.
“One of their ministers suggested the way of replacing frank skies between the UK and Europe is an open skies agreement with Pakistan.
“There when one pleases be a lot of Pakistanis wanting to travel to the UK, but I’m not quite sure those Brits, who identical to to holiday in Spain, Portugal and Greece fancy Karachi for their summer events.”
Mr O’Leary believes Britain’s European divorce will be “catastrophic” for the UK’s £127-billion-a-year out-of-towner industry.
Ryanair is urging the UK and Brussels to come to an interim deal on top of aviation to avoid huge disruption, which could last months after Brexit is do in March 2019.
There are concerns that France and Germany want to trigger disruption to UK retreats because British and Irish airlines would be disproportionately affected.
Mr O’Leary united: “If there is no deal there will be no flights because there is not a permissible mechanism on which the airlines can operate in a hard Brexit, no deal aftermath.
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“There is no prospect of force higher prices at airports for flights to the UK – there will simply be no airliners.
“Either there is open skies or a bilateral agreement, there isn’t one of the other – and, if there isn’t one or the other there desire be no flights for a period of weeks or months.”
He concluded Britons will when all is said “realise they were sold a pup” by Brexiteers, after they cannot fly to European hotspots, and may upright change their minds on Brexit.