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Airbus says no-deal Brexit would threaten its role in UK

2018-06-22 18:10
Airbus said if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, it would reconsider leaving the country. Katherine Bennett, Senior Vice President of Airbus If there is a no deal Brexit, we will seriously consider future investment, we will seriously consider our footprint in the UK, we will look at spending money on patents, on research technology, some big serious decisions, because we need to be able to operate in a fluent way. It said transition plans through December 2020 were too short for it to adapt its supply chain. Airbus makes wings for all passenger jets in Britain. Airbus employs 14,000 people and in total supports 100,000 jobs in Britain.