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No-deal Brexit could lead to travel chaos, nightmare at airports: IATA

On Brexit, IATA said that airlines were "completely in the dark" as to how to plan for what sort of flying rights, safety framework and border management would exist

Reuters  |  London 

A no-deal Brexit could wreak chaos for travellers and a nightmare at airports, global airline industry body IATA warned, calling on British and European Union aviation authorities to put in place a plan to avoid such a worst-case scenario. Britain is set to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019 but with just over five months to go, Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to reach a withdrawal deal and both sides have stepped up preparations for the possibility there will not be one. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday that planning for a no-deal ...

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First Published: Thu, October 25 2018. 00:28 IST