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easyJet joins Nectar loyalty programme

easyJet joins Nectar loyalty programme

17 March 2011 Press Release Airline News

Nectar points will be able to be exchanged for easyJet flights, following the creation of a new partnership between the UK’s largest loyalty programme and the UK’s largest airline. The initiative is backed by Nectar founding partner, Sainsbury’s.

easyJet Holidays launch to revolutionise holiday market

easyJet Holidays launch to revolutionise holiday market

15 March 2011 Press Release Organisations & Operators

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has today signalled the end of traditional week-long and fortnight holidays with the launch of easyJet Holidays. The collaboration between easyJet and the Lowcosttravelgroup, one of the leading on line travel companies in the UK, and offers consumers competitively priced, flexible and convenient holidays across the airline’s extensive network.

Sir Stelios set to confirm easyHoliday

15 November 2010 Organisations & Operators

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou – founder of the easyGroup – has confirmed he will launch easyHoliday in October 2011. The move will put the entrepreneur in direct competition with low-cost airline easyJet, of which he remains a shareholder.

easyJet resolves brand licence dispute

11 October 2010 Airline News

easyJet has resolved a long-running dispute with founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou over a revised brand licence agreement. While the deal still requires a shareholder vote, if approved it will see Stelios give up the right to appoint himself as easyJet chairman in exchange for agreement on new co-branding agreements.

Increasing traffic eases pressure at BA

6 October 2010 Airline News

Shares in British Airways have rocketed this morning, as the British flag-carrier reported a sharp rise in passenger numbers. The picture was repeated at rival easyJet, with an expected increase in profits seeing the airline make the largest gains of the day on the FTSE 250.

easyJet and Ryanair enjoy buoyant summer traffic

easyJet and Ryanair enjoy buoyant summer traffic

7 September 2010 Airline News

The strength of the low-cost model in adversity has been proved again this summer as Ryanair and easyJet both posted buoyant traffic. The budget heavyweights collectively sold 12.88m seats in August, a rise of 10.5 percent year-on-year. Ryanair gained further market share by growing 12 percent against easyJet’s 8.4 percent rise.