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easyJet to help Pope cut costs on UK visit

easyJet to help Pope cut costs on UK visit

3 February 2010 Press Release Airline News

Following reports today, and a Downing Street petition, that the Pope’s trip to the UK is expected to cost the Vatican and the UK tax payer in excess of £20million, easyJet, Europe’s leading low-fares airline, has offered to help reduce travel costs and fly the Pope from Rome to the UK and back for free.

easyJet revenues soar despite snow chaos

easyJet revenues soar despite snow chaos

21 January 2010 Airline News

EasyJet has managed to post strong revenue growth, despite its schedules being severely disrupted over the past month due to the big winter freeze. The budget carrier cited higher load factors, a hike in non-UK passengers and greater capacity for contributing to double-digit revenue growth over the past quarter.

Easyjet fills Aer Lingus Gatwick slots

Easyjet fills Aer Lingus Gatwick slots

13 January 2010 Airline News

EasyJet will partly fill the slots at Gatwick Airport which will be vacated by Aer Lingus later this year. The budget airline is adding three aircraft to its fleet at Gatwick but has not revealed where they will fly.

Snow chaos continues to gridlock UK

Snow chaos continues to gridlock UK

23 December 2009 Rail & Coach News

Temperatures lower than Alaska continue to plunge the UK into Christmas travel gridlock, with scores of flights from airports across the country cancelled, as well as mayhem on the roads and trains due to snow and ice.

easyJet boss to quit

easyJet boss to quit

9 December 2009 Airline News

Easyjet’s chief executive is to quit the airline in June after four years to “seek new challenges”. Andy Harrison will stay in post for the next six months to give the budget airline time to find a replacement,