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by olle
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

Eu has accepted to go to phase 2 under the following terms; Davis Davis rule; If the agreed terms in phase 1 cannot be changed (can someone lock this guy up?) UK is expected to present its vision of trade agreement until March when negotiations starts. Negotiations will be until October, meaning hal...

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by olle
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

The most simple negotiation in history?!?

Now EU play the game well... Let make the process S long as possible.

My guess;

Car industry to Slovenia.

Financial services between Paris and Frankfurt

It industry Germany and Scandinavia.

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by olle
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

EU and UK seems to have agreed... So what is the conclusion? € 55 Billion EU and UK citizens protected in EU27 and UK Irish border seems to be like was agreed a week ago, nut no solution described. Is this closer to Remain or Leave a year ago? Now thiss was the beginning of the end what canxpect fro...

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by olle
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy 100th Birthday Finland!
Replies: 11
Views: 430

Re: Happy 100th Birthday Finland!

A very violent and blody first part of its 100 year history changed into something very nice!

By the way; My house outside Stockholm is built by a finn and I have a great souna!!!!

Congratulations!

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by olle
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wealth distribution in the world
Replies: 20
Views: 894

Re: Wealth distribution in the world

There has in many countries been some kind of contract between the social classes in the west. All get it better. Right now special in UK and USA this contract seems broken. During the last around 80 years it has been possible to move from working class to middle class, from middle class to upper mi...

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by olle
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Replies: 44
Views: 1872

Re: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification

As a swede I must congratulate the Swedish team. Noone believed this special after Zlatan left the team. Well, a great player with a big ego doesn't always make well playing collective better. Zlatan was no great team player. Well done Denmark. Christian Eriksen was in a class of his own. I don't t...

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by olle
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Botswana to acquire JAS Gripen
Replies: 21
Views: 5153

Re: Botswana to acquire JAS Gripen

Does not Swedish airforce have stored older frames that it probably want to get rid of now?

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by olle
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 82
Views: 3022

Re: R u s s i a

Russia builds its military on the incomes of Oil and Gas. What really matters for living standards of Russias general public and EU needs of defense is the market of Oil and Gas. For many years Germany and the rest of EU tried to make the living standards of the Russian general public improving by i...

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by olle
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Replies: 44
Views: 1872

Re: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification

Chile can join as well ;-)

As a swede I must congratulate the Swedish team. Noone believed this special after Zlatan left the team.

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by olle
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

seahawk wrote:
Sounds a bit like wishful thinking by the Brits, as English is and will be the working language of the EU, as most people do speak it.


But this English will probably be closer to American English and a more simple version of ENglish. UK English will not be official any more.

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by olle
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

Olddog wrote:
Reading the UK press on-line every day is a never ending entertainment.



English media will cause the breakup of uk in the way they act. Not only leaving EU.

Such egocentric and unpatriotic!

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by olle
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 590242

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

By the way I see that Airbus has been able to play its game quit perfect.

it now has secured A380 until a the industry has one new generation engines done for the replacement cycle of the A380 around 2025. Well done.

In 2025 it will then have more efficient engines then both the A350 and the B779.

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by olle
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 590242

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

I think that for aviation industry and all of us as customers sake I hope that B748F (i I suppose is dead by now), B787, B779, A339, A350, and of course A380 all become success stories in the end. Why? If engineers (I am one even I I work in IT business) shall be able to convince the "bean coun...

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by olle
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it the start of a trade war ?
Replies: 31
Views: 911

Re: Is it the start of a trade war ?

VAT inside Europe is quit simple; If my Swedish company sells to an EU company the customer balance his incoming VAT against outgoing VAT, meaning that when he sells to his customers he adds his VAT but gets back the VAT that he paid to me. If I sell to an non EU entity I sell without VAT to my cust...

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by olle
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

I think this thread missing some aspects;

1. What will UK look like let say 2040? What will be the relations with EU, old colonies and USA?
2. What will the Eu look like 2040 without UK? Superstate? EU army?
3. What will be the relations between UK and EU in 2040?

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by olle
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 47741.html
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Eu now says that UK need to agree to a brexit bill within 2 weeks or no trade negoziations this year;

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 47741.html

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by olle
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

I (from the USA) will be in the UK in a few days and to the end of next week. I will be interesting to speak to people there as to the Brexit hopefully from a range of the spectrum in support or against it. To me the Brexit vote, much like the election of Donald Trump as USA President, was a protes...

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by olle
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

It is currently talk about an extension not of 2 years but 20 month where UK is still fully integrated into Eu but without voting power. This would make things much more easy for both sides while UK will leave the day whena new EU 7 year budget starts to be funcioning. A major part of the finacial o...

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by olle
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

UK government and public missing the major point here; For Germany netherlands and Scandinavia who will be the major net contributors to the Eu in the future the loss of of the single market would be catastrophic and would do anything to avoid the single market and development of services into EU to...

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by olle
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 1379
Views: 58147

Re: Brexit - EU position

This only shows how complicated brexit will become.

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by olle
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 180
Views: 33258

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

I still have the sensation that the A330 will suprise us again in the future... ;-)

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by olle
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Approves Norwegian Air UK permits
Replies: 39
Views: 3042

Re: Norwegian's UK subsidiary given final approval by U.S. Department of Transportation for transatlantic operations

In 2019 how will norvegian solve ownership rules? Will uk allow non uk ownership over 49%?

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by olle
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s
Replies: 218
Views: 61723

Re: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s

How will this affects prices of A380s considering all old A380s was supposed to be scrapped?

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by olle
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2057
Views: 189716

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

Is there any 748 still in the desert?

As I remember it did not a few new build 744Fs go straight to the desert? Have they found any home yet?

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by olle
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG A350 Orders/Options
Replies: 101
Views: 14088

Re: IAG A350 Orders/Options

There is the Brexit variable to add to this... I have a sensation that IAG forced to have 51% EU ownership, problem for BA to fly to EU, in combination with London as the main financial center of EU will become one of 3 European financial centers will change the balance inside IAG dramatically the n...

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by olle
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

But EU asks UK for presenting the model for the exit bill being calculated from. Does UK pretend they will gain anything by going to October without showing they are serious?

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by olle
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded
Replies: 168
Views: 33964

Re: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded

The GTF will be positive considered in the market if the GTF let say 2022 start to be much more efficient then the LEAP of course in combination that PW by then has made the GTF into a product that the users can rely on.

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by olle
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

Olddog wrote:
What was the cost for Davies 2 hours trip in Brussels last negotiation?


Private jet for a 45 min meating?

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by olle
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

15% was of the last budget. Since that budget most east europe has grown dramatic. Ireland has grown etc. This means that many countries anyway was supposed to recieve less.

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by olle
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to cut A380 production to 8 frames in 2019
Replies: 115
Views: 15728

Re: Airbus to cut A380 production to 8 frames in 2019

Not sure what development costs you're refering to, everyhting todate has been paid and accounted for by Airbus, there is no deferred costs to be written off like with the 787. At the current production rate they are making a small profit on every plane they build, but the amount of profit will dec...

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by olle
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar cancels 4 A350s due to supplier issues
Replies: 198
Views: 37202

Re: Qatar cancels 4 A350s due to supplier issues

I can imagine that he explains the problem that QR creates as launch customer and the aggressive style of management that AAB shows.

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by olle
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25211

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

There's a related commercial point. A few of our a.net friends would like to see a rework of the 789 and 78J to boost MTOW and payload/range. The current 789 isn't competitive against the 359 at the outer end of the payload/range curve and the 78J can't compete on trans-Pacific routes. But with $26...

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by olle
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 224
Views: 35514

Re: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order

Delta cares about cargo. Not as much as United, but still about $700 million worth. A plane which is maxed out with pax and bags can't carry cargo. And since a 77L can fly 18 hours fully loaded (160000 lb payload), that's plenty of cargo to SYD, or JNB. The A350 in it's current form can't match tha...

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by olle
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We may dream: worlds mega projects
Replies: 39
Views: 1720

Re: We may dream: worlds mega projects

Next project is a connection Sweden Germany with bridge / tunnel connecting on level Berlin.

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by olle
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We may dream: worlds mega projects
Replies: 39
Views: 1720

Re: We may dream: worlds mega projects

What is happening right now is that Scandinavia is connected by bridges to the continent. Missing is Sweden - Finland over Stockholm - Åbo level.

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by olle
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

Now we soon reaching holiday periods in Europe. I suppose that the negotiation will halt until September. Is this correct? If yes what has been achieved? As I understand it major part of the negotiations much be concluded pretty soon in order to make the EU parliament accept to open free trade negot...

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by olle
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 224
Views: 35514

Re: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order

But why buy a 778x when you can normally fly an A350 for the same cash if you don't know you can fill the beast? In the case of the ME3, they know they can. They start these routes with ~250 seat 777-200LRs and move up to ~350-seat 777-300ERs (of which they block seats in order to make the required...

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by olle
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 224
Views: 35514

Re: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order

The 779 will need to show a real nice introduction with numbers on or over expectations while the 35k comes closer and closer 77w in performance each day with much less weight and fuel consumtion.

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by olle
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25211

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

The main question here that is asked: "fast enough?" The current considered run of 1300 frames will probably not recover all investments and production cost, the USD 30 billion. So now we talk about what 1500? 1800? frames before all is repaid. This is probably total OK if the current gene...

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by olle
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 224
Views: 35514

Re: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order

Would it not be smarter for LH to skip the 777x? The deposits can be changed to 787 used into the LH group.

Also LH has complained about the 777x to much is defined by ME3. Perhaps the A350 9 and 10 improvements and better then expected performance is giving results?

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by olle
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25211

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

sxf24 wrote:

Yeah, just because the RR 7000 is based on the TEN does not mean it is as efficient.


What is the difference in efficiency between RR1000 RR1000TEN RR7000?

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by olle
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 224
Views: 35514

Re: LH apparently cancel 14 of 34 779s

Well top management of LH has been talking about that LH has too many 779 on order. Independent if it is correct that the 34 options for 779 lapsed this means no more 779 to LH. If 20 779 go down to let say 12-15 frames how do LH do its purchases from Boeing? 748 seems to be an error now 779 seems t...

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by olle
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25211

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

Considering that until today the 2 most successful production runs, B777 and the A330/340 has around 2000 produced / on order how many 100 787 can be considered as early examples?

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by olle
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 440
Views: 116589

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

It seems that Airbus and Boeing has overestimated Widebody market in general.

777x is supposed to be produced 10 per month.

A350 10 per month

787 14 per month

A330 6-7 per month....

How long time will this work?

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by olle
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25211

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

The biggest challenge to selling the 787 is a lack of availability. The number of A330neo sales is anemic as most airlines understand there is no opportunity to finance the aircraft: it is a good airplane, but with such a niche engine/operator market that the residual value will poor. Strong demand...

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by olle
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25211

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

What has been described is a clear business case for A333Neo. Can be produced and sold for USD 100 million. If A333NEO is 30-40% less expensive compared to B789 and with efficiency within 1-2% from B789 for 80-90% of its missions, it will be sold in big quantities as long as Boeing need to handle it...

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by olle
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

Still what happens with Services? And passporting for UK finance sector? If the UK wants to have access to the EU financial markets, they will have to comply to all the rules and it is up to the UK to decide if they want that or not. Same goes to services to some extent. So why do UK / US financial...

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by olle
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

Still what happens with Services? And passporting for UK finance sector?

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by olle
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

I think that for EU it will be a good thing that UK leaves and get a Norway like position. UK has blocked EU development during years and it seems like Germany and France now can move EU into something more advanced for Schengen, economic area, defence etc. If UK opts to apply again to EU in one gen...

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by olle
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament
Replies: 568
Views: 12893

Re: Theresa May's plans for EU citizens branded a 'damp squib' by the European Parliament

The UK still dont get it; European parlament has 3 major checks before accepting UK - Eu starting negotiating a trade deal. And this trade deal if similar to Eu Japan will not include services; fail one of this 3 subjects and EU will not accept any divorce bill; Ireland - UK border handling EU citi...

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