UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet has applied for an air operator’s certificate (AOC) in Austria as the LCC faces uncertainty about being able to continue flying in the European Union (EU) after Brexit. The new airline, easyJet Europe, would be headquartered in Vienna. Currently, EasyJet’s network depends heavily on EU route rights. An EU AOC would safeguard the LCC’s network, should the UK and EU fail to agree on a new air transport accord before the UK exits the ...

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