Brexit – Airbus-Chef threatens plant closures in the UK, According to Tom Enders, the company had to meet in the event of a disorderly Brexit “adverse decisions”. Airbus employees in the UK 14,000 employees.
The aviation and aerospace group, Airbus UK, in the case of Unger Brexit apply threatened with a withdrawal of the production. “If there is a Brexit, without agreement, we must meet with Airbus may be very harmful decisions for the UK”, said Airbus chief Tom Enders. While it is not possible to relocate the large British factories immediately in other parts of the world. But space travel is a long-term business.
“Please do not listen to the madness of the Brexiter, the claim that we are not moving because we have here huge factories, us, and always will be here,” said Enders. There are countries in the world, who would like to build the wings for Airbus. The British aerospace industry stand now on the precipice. The Brexit threat, “to destroy a century of development on the basis of education, research and human capital,” said the Airbus chief.
Airbus manufactures in the UK, the wings for almost all of its passenger and cargo planes, and engaged in the country’s 14,000 employees. 6,000 of which work in the factory in the Welsh Broughton, where the aircraft wings will be built, and 3,000 in Filton in the West of England.
It was a shame that more than two years after the result of the referendum, the companies were still able to plan properly for the future, criticized Enders. “In a global economy, the United Kingdom no longer has the ability to do it alone. Large air and space projects are multi-national Affairs.”
again and again the warnings from the economic
Britain to leave the EU is for the 29. March planned. The British Prime Minister Theresa May had negotiated for months with the European Union an exit agreement, which, however, was rejected in mid-January in Parliament with a broad majority. In the case of Unger Brexit apply threaten serious consequences for the UK and parts of the economy in the States bordering the EU.
Many of the British and European business representatives have Long warned of the consequences of leaving the EU without agreement. In the case of an unregulated EU would no longer be the exit of the British from one day to the other part of countless contracts and agreements. Above all, they were without free trade agreements, concluded by the EU for its member countries. The trade would expire, in accordance with the rules of the world trade organization. This means that the external tariffs of the EU would apply to the United Kingdom as a third state. At the same time customs and border controls would be due and payable immediately, such as in the ports of Dover and Calais.