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Kent company's £1 million helicopter to beat 'no-deal' Brexit traffic gridlock

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With Brexit drawing ever closer, some businesses in the south east have expressed concerns about the potential grid-lock that customs checks could cause in a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Alcaline Haulage, a firm in Lympne, has invested approximately £1 million in a helicopter in order to combat any future transportation issues.

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Alcaline Haulage hopes their investment in the helicopter will ensure that their clients are unaffected by any major future delays.

Interviewee: David Zacceo, Operations Manager

The company plans to have the helicopter’s commercial licence ready before the Brexit deadline in March.