Julian Bray Aviation Expert has cancelled his Day 3 Brexit roundup presentation at the London Passenger Terminal Conference in March: "It is increasingly clear from several high level sources that preparation for an exit from the EU either with or without a so called deal, will materially and substantially disrupt the aviation industry.
There is little in place to mitigate the substantial extra costs and the new raft of restrictions and regulations affecting the post brexit legality and international validity of CAA UK approved qualifications and training. An ecample is medicals and attestations, many will be invalid from the end if March.
The converse all encompassing and must expanded jurisdiction role of EASA is still not fully understood by a majority of employees and their line managers according to my research. For example The country registration of the aircraft will determine if certain air crew are licenced to fly or not. Simply the whole process is a shambles and there is little to assist on the GOV.COM website under Brexit Exit. In most cases the advice is to contact another distant organisation or your employer! In many cases time has already run out as approval processes are not geared up for a sudden lsst minute rush for validation.
"Expect many flights to be cancelled or re routed around EU Airspace. Also expect road hauliers and coaches to encounter substantial delays or prohibitions as the 11,000 permits offered to hauliers so far through specialist agents, only 1,000 have been processed. The situation in France is not much better as many EU hauliers have yet to apply, many taking the view that thec authorities will resolve issues when the opposite is true"
Anyone travelling or thinking if a holiday brwak around thebend of March is strongly advised to either defer or complete their travel programmes before the end of March!