The UK government has confirmed easyJet’s status as a UK airline, even if it is European Union (EU)-owned, according to comments made by easyJet CFO Andrew Findlay. The comments came as the UK prepares to exit the EU (Brexit), triggering UK and EU airlines to review their ownership structures. “To operate in Europe, you have to be majority EU-owned,” Findlay said on a recent easyJet webcast. “Obviously, when the UK exits the EU, that will require above 50% ownership ...

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