I admire Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. He has revolutionised air travel and has built Ryanair into the biggest airline in Europe. I have met him once, which was at a press launch in Palma, and I was impressed. O'Leary said this week that politicians who are now working on taking the UK out of the European Union are "headless chickens" who have "no idea where they’re going to finish up".

The statement was delivered in the usual O'Leary style, but I am getting rather concerned that the British government is slightly out of its depth and doesn't really know what to do. There are, for instance, the delaying tactics. Why delay Britain's departure? The public have had their say so now Theresa May and her government should ensure that Britain leaves sooner rather than later. That is what the European Union wants. So why wait? The sooner Britain leaves, the sooner Britain can start signing all those trade agreements the government and the "Leave" camp keep talking about.

As I said in this space earlier this week, until Britain leaves or stays in the single market under different conditions we will not know the economic impact of the referendum result. It was always said that the "Leave" camp did not really have a plan. They must now show that they can deliver on their promises. O'Leary is no fool. He is a top businessman and he says what most people are thinking.


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Simon Tow / Hace over 5 years

He could definitely teach Apple a few tricks on how to minimise ( even more ) their tax bill.

And Jason, would you like to work for Sr Serra as a self employed editor or worse still, through an employment agency, with O benefits or pension ?.

Lastly, at least the UK government has got some chickens, unlike Spain at the present moment.


Larry HENSON / Hace over 5 years

O'Leary has shown himself over the years to be less than satisfactory towards his customers and is not someone to give us advice. Shame on you Jason for even listening to him.


S. / Hace over 5 years

The Prime Minister elect, by conservative poll, was a REMAIN supporter. She is proving to have all the diplomatic lying ability, needed to continue spouting verbal diarrhea,when ever challenged to invoke Article 50. In fact a majority of the ' Headless Chickens ' in powerful positions today, were REMAIN supporters. So any delaying tactic being applied by these deceiving politicians, only prolongs the exit, by at least TWO years PLUS.


Andy Rawson / Hace over 5 years

Michael O’Leary is one of the crooks holding Mallorca to ransom with the lack of flights in the winter. He only flies planes when there is big money to be made, usually by scamming the passengers.