Post Brexit UK to leave European Aviation Safety regulator

epa07243265 Planes are parked on a tarmac of the Gatwick airport in Sussex, southeast, England, 21 December 2018. Britain's second busiest airport Gatwick was shut down by authorities after sightings of drones flying but has since then reopened. EPA-EFE/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

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The UK will leave the European aviation safety regulator after the Brexit transition period, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has confirmed.

BBC reports him saying that UK membership of the European Aviation Safety Agency – responsible for certifying the airworthiness of planes – would end on 31 December.


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