IATA Urges EU, UK to Take Immediate Precautionary Actions Ahead of Brexit


In efforts to minimize any potential Brexit backlash, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the UK and the EU to take immediate actions to ensure the uninterrupted continuation of air connectivity, safety and security, and efficient border management before the UK exits the EU on March 29.

“These are the most critical areas because there are no fallback agreements such as the WTO framework available in a ‘no-deal’ Brexit scenario,” said  IATA director general and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac.

“Without any contingency planning being made transparent to the industry, the risks of not addressing these issues could mean chaos for travelers and interrupted supply chains. With less than six months to go, we have little more certainty than we did in June 2016,” said de Juniac.

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Source: GTP Headlines