Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has backed down from his demand to appoint two of his own nominees to the easyJet‘s board of directors.The easyJet founder and main shareholder has been involved in a public feud with his fellow directors over the growth strategy of the airline amid a deepening recession.
easyJet is launching 14 new routes across Europe for summer 2009. Nine of the services will operate from UK regional airports, including Newcastle-Malta, Liverpool-Naples and Bristol-Bastia. As part of the expansion, easyJet will base an additional aircraft at Liverpool from 1 June 2009 and at Manchester from 4 August 2009.
Europcar and easyJet have teamed up for an initiative to raise customer awareness of the benefits of carbon offsetting.
easyJet has today announced the launch of a new online foreign exchange service, offering travellers a wide range of foreign currencies and next-day home delivery.First Rate Exchange Services (First Rate) has been appointed as the service provider for easyJet’s travel money service. The company has developed a fully-integrated online foreign exchange ordering and delivery service which allows easyJet customers to choose from over 70 currencies, notes and travellers cheques, as well as receiving currency advice and a secure online payment service.
Breaking Travel News interviews Stephane Durand, Managing Director for UK & Ireland at travel technology firm Amadeus. Amadeus is rolling out new business travel booking tools. Easyjet, Flybe and Eurostar content is also now on the Amadeus platform. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London.
A total of 32 routes operated by GB Airways for summer 2008 are now available for sale at www.easyJet.com.
Easyjet is stepping up the pressure on Air France-KLM in its home Gallic territory after it announced a major expansion of its operations including two new bases for its airplanes.
easyJet has launched a major campaign to encourage the UK’s politicians toadopt a more ‘intelligent’ approach to air travel.
easyJet, in partnership with Mondial UK, has removed its upper age limit on single trip travel insurance policies.
easyJet has launched an online facility to collect certain additional information from all passengers travelling to Spain from 11th June onwards.
easyJet.com, a pioneering travel website is 10 years old today.
easyJet is expanding its services from Bristol International Airport with a new route connecting the South West with the Polish capital - Warsaw.