Stelios Haji-loannou News

FastJet confirms first airbase in Tanzania

FastJet confirms first airbase in Tanzania

17th Sep 2012 Airline News

Low cost African airline FastJet has confirmed it will have its first airbase in Tanzania. The airline will commence flying in November with seats going on sale online a few weeks earlier. Fares will be available from $20 one-way excluding taxes and charges.

Stelios moves closer to Fastjet launch

Stelios moves closer to Fastjet launch

13th Jun 2012 Airline News

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is a step closer to forming a new low-cost African carrier following the $86 million sale of Lonrho’s aviation business to British-based investment firm Rubicon.

Stelios in “no hurry” to float easyBus

Stelios in “no hurry” to float easyBus

19th Jun 2011 Car Rental News

Stelios Haji-Ioannou plans to delay the floatation of easyBus till at least 2012, despite the company making a profit for the fist time last year. The Greek-Cypriot billionaire said he was in “no hurry to float” the airport transfer business despite its improving figures, and would instead prefer to grow profits and cashflow first.

Ryanair apologies to Stelios for “Pinocchio” ads

Ryanair apologies to Stelios for “Pinocchio” ads

15th Jul 2010 Airline News

easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has accepted undisclosed libel damages over advertisements by Ryanair that accused him of lying. The Irish carrier ran adverts depicting Stelios as Pinocchio, suggesting he was lying about easyJet’s punctuality.

Stelios calls for emergency easyJet meeting

12th Jul 2010 Airline News

easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is calling an emergency meeting of shareholders this week in a bid to stop the budget carrier’s “overzealous” expansion plans. The call comes as the airline’s new boss has hinted a third party will be called in to review the company’s business model.

Stelios takes easyJet to High Court

16th Jun 2010 Airline News

easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is taking to the witness box today in his High Court battle against the airline over a brand licence disagreement. Stelios, who recently resigned as a director but remains a significant shareholder, is suing easyJet over allegedly overstepping a brand licensing agreement.

easyJet may change name in Stelios row

easyJet may change name in Stelios row

17th May 2010 Airline News

The acrimonious departure of Stelios Haji-Ioannou from easyJet’s board could lead to the low-cost carrier dropping the word “easy” from its name. The airline has already drawn up contingency plans if it cannot find a resolution to the bitter dispute with the founder.

Stelios Uncovered

4th Mar 2004 Press Release Travel Technology News

Stelios Haji-loannou told me: “Success is a journey not a destination.” I was interviewing Stelios to obtain an insight into what makes this man tick; what makes him pursue one challenge after another, when with his background of family wealth, he need never do another days’ work.