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Why Brexit spells turbulence for airlines

Dr Volodymyr Bilotkach, Senior Lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University Business School, discusses what Brexit could mean for our airlines in his article ‘Why Brexit spells turbulence for airlines’ published in The Conversation. 

Specifically whether Brexit could have a big effect on both UK-EU and UK-US air travel. Dr Bilotkach considers the creation of the common airline market in the 1990s and goes on to say:

“Flights will of course continue, but do not be surprised if more restrictions are put in place and prices go up as a result, especially if no agreement is reached to join the common market.”

A fascinating look into one of the potential outcomes of Brexit, read the entire article on the Conversation

Passengers checking in for a flight

published on: 13 June 2016