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The father of an aristocrat has been left 'fuming' after he was turned away from his Ryanair flight as a result of a little known Brexit clause.
It would take just a few to say that it is a "bit of a mess and we are going to have to work together to solve it" to get Britain back on track. / “I thought Brexit was frankly completely nuts,” he said.
The financier and former Tory donor says leaving the EU was a plan by the rich to make themselves richer and the poor poorer.
Michael O’Leary says Brexit is ‘unbelievably messy’ and a ‘net negative’ on the British economy.
The UK economy is yet to feel the worst impacts of Britain’s divorce from the European Union, senior business leaders said, in spite of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s recent efforts to smooth relations with the bloc.
Summer 2023 could spell additional trouble for the UK travel industry, with over half of rail and airline operators worrying about future staffing shortages – and almost 40 per cent blaming Brexit.
Battle focuses on what EU sees as bloc’s over-reliance on London’s clearing houses handling euro-denominated derivatives.
Stock market listings outside of London are the 'new normal', Stephane Boujnah said, citing Ryanair favouring Dublin trading over London
With the transitional licensing window for EASA-validated personnel working in the UK expiring at year-end, the clock is running down to secure new post-Brexit approvals.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary on Tuesday described the economic situation in Britain as a "car crash" caused by the country's vote to leave the European Union in 2016.
Kate Barke had to say goodbye to her children at the gate just 15 minutes before their Ryanair flight was due to take off for Palma de Mallorca due to new Brexit rules.
Ryanair’s boss Michael O’Leary has called for “a bit more” of common sense on the government’s side when implementing post-Brexit immigration rules.
Brexit is making it harder for airports and airlines to recruit staff, adding to shortages that are causing travel chaos, according to a leading recruiter.
He also criticised the UK government and what he called “the disaster” of Brexit, which had stopped airlines easily recruiting European workers, and thus worsened staff shortages this summer. “This is without doubt one of the inevitable consequences of the disaster that has been Brexit,” he said.
Boss of @Ryanair, O'Leary: "This gov't couldn't run a sweet shop. We are fully staffed. But we are hide-bound and hamstrung by a gov't so desperate to show Brexit has been a success, when it's been an abject failure, it won't allow us to bring in EU workers to do these jobs."
The ‘thousands of jobs’ affected by Brexit have added to travel chaos at UK airports, the boss of Ryanair has said.
EasyJet reportedly had to turn down thousands of job applications from EU citizens because of Brexit.
'This government couldn’t run a sweet shop', says Michael O’Leary,
Airlines and airports are facing the effects of staff shortages in vital areas such as baggage handling and security, just as the peak summer travel period approaches.
"Thirty per cent of the people who worked in UK aviation before the covid pandemic were EU nationals."
Ryanair announced that it has stopped trading on the LSE’s main market from 8am this morning, while maintaining a primary listing on Dublin’s Euronext.
Ryanair has confirmed plans to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange in response to EU rules on ownership post-Brexit.
Ryanair Holdings Plc said it will drop its London Stock Exchange listing, becoming the first major company to blame its departure on Brexit.
Rule changes and high costs have been cited for the move, leaving the Irish airline listed solely on the Euronext Dublin exchange.
The Independent has repeatedly reminded airlines about the European rules. The UK government continues to misrepresent them, advising travellers “on the day you travel you [must] have at least six months left on your passport”.