easyJet, the UK’s largest and best value airline, has launched its first ever flight to Sweden from the UK.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines was Europe’s most on-time airline this summer for the second year in a row, while Ryanair has been revealed as more punctual than British Airways, according to new figures from airline punctuality specialist Flightstats.
Just hours after releasing financial results suggesting the airline had weathered the economic storm, easyJet has hit turbulence with founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. In a deepening row, Stelios has threatened to withdraw the easyGroup branding from the airline in under three months unless punctuality improves.
· Total revenue up by 5.3% to £759.2 million
easyJet’s revenue has risen more than 5 percent over the past quarter, despite it taking a £65m hit due to the volcanic ash cloud. The budget carrier said it expects to make a full-year profit of £100-150m compared to £43.7m last year.
easyJet, the UK’s largest and best value airline, has launched a new night check-in service at Gatwick airport which enables passengers to check-in the night before departure.
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.
easyJet, the UK’s largest and best value airline, is today (Thursday 8th July) launching three new winter routes from Manchester Airport.
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.
easyJet, the UK’s largest and best value airline, is launching eight new routes for winter 2010.
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.