Department for Transport written question – answered on 25th April 2018.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government plans to leave the European Aviation Safety Authority in March 2019.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to establish an independent air safety regime after the UK leaves the EU.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of establishing a new UK civil aviation system after the UK leaves the EU.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether UK aircraft maintenance companies will be able to continue to perform maintenance checks on EU27 aircraft after the UK leaves the EU.
During the time-limited implementation period, the UK will no longer be an EU Member State. However, as set out in the terms of the agreement, common rules will remain in place. The EASA basic regulation will therefore continue to apply, so all UK-issued certificates, approvals and licences will be automatically recognised as valid in the EASA system (and vice versa).
As the Prime Minister made clear in her speech last month, beyond the implementation period we will want to explore with the EU the terms on which we could remain part of the relevant agencies, such as EASA. This will form part of the negotiations with the EU and Member States on how best to continue cooperation in the field of aviation safety and standards post-exit.
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No1 person thinks not
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