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easyJet call for ‘green’ aircraft

easyJet call for ‘green’ aircraft

27 November 2009 Airline News

easyJet has called for mandatory emission standards to ensure a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions from the next generation of aircraft. The budget airline claims the greener aircraft would be much more beneficial than continuing to tax the industry.

easyJet expands further into Europe

easyJet expands further into Europe

25 November 2009 Airline News

easyJet has announced 10 new routes for next year including three from the UK to Cagliari, Helsinki and Malta. The 10 extra services take the total of easyJet routes to 449, across 112 airports in 28 countries.

easyJet demands legislation for cleaner aircraft

easyJet demands legislation for cleaner aircraft

25 November 2009 Press Release Airline News

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, today became the first airline to call for tough, mandatory emission standards for aircraft that would lead to a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions from the next generation of aircraft.

EasyJet distances itself from Holocaust fashion shoot fiasco

EasyJet distances itself from Holocaust fashion shoot fiasco

24 November 2009 Airline News

EasyJet has confirmed it is withdrawing all copies of its in-flight magazine easyJet Traveller following the publication of a fashion spread photographed at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin. But the airline has also tried to distance itself from the scandal, claiming it was not aware of it until it appeared in print, and also hinted it would terminate its contract with Ink Publishing

Tories turn to Stelios for easyPolitics

Tories turn to Stelios for easyPolitics

23 November 2009 Airline News

The UK prime minister apparent has turned to easyJet’s low-frills model as a way to run the public sector in recessionary times. David Cameron believes that no-frills politics is the way forward, having looked at the Sir Stelios’s success in starting up a tightly-run business that is used by everyone from the royalty to hen parties.

easyJet to launch operations from Belfast City Airport

easyJet to launch operations from Belfast City Airport

14 October 2009 Press Release Airline News

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, today announced it will commence operations from Belfast City Airport, with a twice daily service from London Luton. The route, currently operated between London Luton and Belfast International Airport, will switch to Belfast City Airport from Thursday 7 January 2010.

Ryanair and easyJet trounce BA

Ryanair and easyJet trounce BA

6 October 2009 Airline News

Ryanair and easyJet both saw increases in passenger numbers and load factors in September – at the expense of British Airways. Ryanair’s passenger numbers increased by 17% to 6.12m – three times more than BA carried in Europe. Its load factor – the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of seats available – rose by 1% to 85%.

Ryanair calls on Easyjet to publish its punctuality figures

Ryanair calls on Easyjet to publish its punctuality figures

2 October 2009 Press Release Airline News

Ryanair today (Friday, 2nd October 2009) held a press conference in London to update the media on Ryanair’s continuing strong growth in routes, traffic and profitability.  Ryanair also released ongoing correspondence with BBC Panorama, who are ‘investigating’ Ryanair, but refuse to provide any factual evidence to support its claims, or allow Ryanair the right to reply in either a live or an unedited interview.