Brexit and COVID-19 Combination Threatening European Aerospace Firms

Royal Air Force Airbus A330
The UK prime minister requested a Royal Air Force Airbus A330 to be decked out in a lavish color scheme at a cost of £900,000 ($1.1 million) to represent the UK’s global ambitions, but a lack of consensus at the negotiating table in Brussels could harm the British businesses he so wants to promote.
Credit: Sgt. “Matty” Matthews/Royal Air Force
British and European aerospace firms are calling on the British government and the European Union to urgently find consensus on a post-Brexit trading relationship. Without a deal set in stone at the end of December, industry is concerned its operations could be hampered by the additional cost of...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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