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EasyJet: British low-cost airline group
EasyJet plc, styled as easyJet, is a British low-cost airline group headquartered at London Luton Airport. It operates domestic and international scheduled services on over 1,000 routes in more than 30 countries via its affiliate airlines EasyJet UK, EasyJet Switzerland, and EasyJet Europe. EasyJet plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. easyGroup Holdings Ltd is the largest shareholder with a 29.998% stake. It employs nearly 15,000 people, based throughout Europe but mainly in the UK.

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PMQs: PM's investment announcements only 0.2% of GDP [Video]

PMQs: PM's investment announcements only 0.2% of GDP

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised the investment announcements made in a speech by Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday, which he claimed amount to "investment equivalent to less than a..

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Airlines Ban Alcohol on Planes Amid COVID-19 [Video]

Airlines Ban Alcohol on Planes Amid COVID-19

According to CNN, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines. Asia's Virgin Australia, and Europe's KLM and Easy Jet are temporarily halting all or part of their alcohol service.

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EasyJet resumes flying with safeguards in place [Video]

EasyJet resumes flying with safeguards in place

EasyJet aircraft took to the skies for the first time since March 30 on Monday, as the British carrier resumed a small number of mainly domestic flights after weeks of lockdown. Ciara Lee reports

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First easyJet flight since lockdown takes off from London Gatwick [Video]

First easyJet flight since lockdown takes off from London Gatwick

EasyJet has relaunched flights from 22 airports across Europe for the first time since operations ceased at the end of March as a result of the pandemic. The first flight from the UK took off from..

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easyJet CEO reassures travellers with new practices [Video]

easyJet CEO reassures travellers with new practices

easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren reassures travellers new practices have been implemented to ensure people can fly safely during the Covid-19 pandemic but admits previous levels of demand may not return..

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New coronavirus safety measures put in place at Belfast International Airport [Video]

New coronavirus safety measures put in place at Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport has revealed a host of new safety measures as it gets ready for its first passenger flights after lockdown travel restrictions. EasyJet routes to eight destinations from..

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As Britain imposes quarantine airlines issue legal warning [Video]

As Britain imposes quarantine airlines issue legal warning

Britain's quarantine plan was rushed into existence, is out of proportion and should be challenged in the courts, according to the head of easyJet which has joined rivals in threatening legal..

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EasyJet grounds entire fleet due to coronavirus pandemic [Video]

EasyJet grounds entire fleet due to coronavirus pandemic

EasyJet grounds entire fleet due to coronavirus pandemic

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As airlines suffer, Wizz still bets on expansion [Video]

As airlines suffer, Wizz still bets on expansion

Budget carrier Wizz says it's sticking to expansion plans despite the global slump in air travel, but TUI says it's delaying new jet deliveries. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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EasyJet cuts jobs; Norwegian Air losses deepen [Video]

EasyJet cuts jobs; Norwegian Air losses deepen

EasyJet says it will cut up to 30% of posts in preparation for a shrunken air travel market, while Norwegian Air says losses have deepened just days after it completed a financial rescue. Julian..

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Thousands of easyJet staff to lose jobs as airline cuts workforce by up to 30% [Video]

Thousands of easyJet staff to lose jobs as airline cuts workforce by up to 30%

Thousands of easyJet staff are to lose their jobs under plans announced by the airline. The Luton-based carrier said it intends to reduce its workforce by up to 30% as it cuts the size of its fleet due..

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Budget airlines make masks compulsory for passengers [Video]

Budget airlines make masks compulsory for passengers

Budget airlines Ryanair and easyJet are making masks compulsory for all passengers, with other changes including an end to on-board food service. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Lufthansa nears bailout; EasyJet gets ready to fly [Video]

Lufthansa nears bailout; EasyJet gets ready to fly

Lufthansa looks to be closing in on a $9.9 billion state bailout deal. Meanwhile, EasyJet says it's getting ready to put a few planes back in the air. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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EasyJet to resume flights from June 15 [Video]

EasyJet to resume flights from June 15

EasyJet is to resume flights from a number of UK airports from June 15. The low-cost carrier announced that its initial schedule will involve mainly domestic flying in the UK and France, while also..

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9 million easyJet passengers have travel details exposed in cyber attack [Video]

9 million easyJet passengers have travel details exposed in cyber attack

Nine million easyJet passengers have had their travel details accessed by hackers, the airline has announced. The Luton-based carrier said the figure includes 2,208 customers who had their credit card..

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BA owner burning cash, says quarantine plan will make it worse [Video]

BA owner burning cash, says quarantine plan will make it worse

British Airways owner IAG has exhausted every avenue to shore up its finances and is burning through cash, its CEO said on Monday, as the aviation industry warned of the fresh damage it would suffer if..

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Budget carrier launches £450m share placing and unveils half year figures

budget carrier launches £450m share placing and unveils half year figures
Budget airline easyJet has announced a share placing to raise approximately £400-450m to improve its liquidity. The carrier, which operates 46 routes out of Manchester Airport and 34 from Liverpool..
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Coronavirus: EasyJet flights return as lockdown eases

EasyJet flights are resuming from eight UK airports on mainly domestic routes.
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EasyJet boss says full planes are 100% safe as flights resume

The comments come as the airline begins offering a limited numbers of flights on mainly domestic routes.
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BA, easyJet and Ryanair fight British quarantine with legal action

ba, easyjet and ryanair fight british quarantine with legal action
British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair said on Friday they have begun legal action against the British government's quarantine policy in a bid to overturn what they see as overly strict rules. ......
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UK's airlines go legal against two-week self-quarantine rules

uk's airlines go legal against two-week self-quarantine rules
London: The biggest airlines operating in the UK sued the government to overturn its requirement that people arriving in Britain self-isolate for two weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. British Airways..
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Ryanair to fly through 'rubbish' UK quarantine -O'Leary

ryanair to fly through 'rubbish' uk quarantine -o'leary
LONDON — Ryanair will not cancel British flights despite Monday’s start of what the boss of Europe’s biggest budget airline called a “rubbish” 14-day quarantine for international arrivals...
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Coronavirus: How safe is it to get on a plane?

coronavirus: how safe is it to get on a plane?
Many airlines are planning to resume flying, but they first need to reduce the risks of Covid-19 One of the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic has been the massive reduction in air travel in..
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EasyJet to resume flights across most European routes by August

easyjet to resume flights across most european routes by august
Airline says summer holiday services will run from all its UK airports as Covid-19 travel restrictions lift Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage EasyJet has announced plans..
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EasyJet plans to cut up to 30% of staff as Covid-19 hits demand

easyjet plans to cut up to 30% of staff as covid-19 hits demand
Airline expects to fly fewer planes and will start staff consultation process Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage EasyJet plans to cut up to 30% of its employees in an..
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Coronavirus: EasyJet plans up to 4,500 job cuts

The airline says up to 30% of its workforce will go as it struggles with the slump in demand for air travel.
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EasyJet says to resume flying on June 15

easyjet says to resume flying on june 15
British airline EasyJet on Thursday said it would return to the skies on June 15, with "a small number of flights", after grounding its entire fleet because of the coronavirus. ......
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EasyJet Says Cyberattack Stole Data of 9 Million Customers

The low-cost airline said that email addresses and itineraries were hacked, and that the credit card details of 2,200 travelers were revealed.
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EasyJet admits nine million customers hacked

The attack was "sophisticated" the airline said, adding that some credit card details had been accessed.
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EasyJet founder seeks to oust directors over Airbus plane order

easyjet founder seeks to oust directors over airbus plane order
LONDON (Reuters) – EasyJet’s founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou demanded on Wednesday a shareholder vote to remove two directors, as part of his battle to try to force the British airline to cancel an..
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Britain to spend 75 million pounds getting stranded citizens home

Britain will spend up to 75 million pounds ($93 million) to get stranded passengers home, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, adding that airlines like British Airways, easyJet and Virgin..
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Coronavirus: EasyJet grounds entire fleet of planes due to virus

The budget airline says it cannot currently give a date for when it will restart commercial flights.
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Coronavirus: Grounded airline cabin crew to work at NHS field hospital in London

'We are proud that our crew can now help to support the NHS at this crucial time,' says easyJet
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Coronavirus: NHS Nightingale work for Virgin and EasyJet staff

Virgin Atlantic and EasyJet appeal to staff to step in and help at the NHS Nightingale hospital.
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EasyJet despicable over Egypt rescue flights, Bristol couple says

A Bristol couple were among up to 150 people stranded in Egypt amid coronavirus flights confusion.
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Coronavirus: EasyJet staff may no longer be given food on shifts

The airline wants pilots and cabin crew to accept sweeping changes to their terms and conditions.
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Coronavirus: Airlines slash more flights

The owner of BA cuts 75% of capacity while EasyJet says it may have to ground most of its planes.
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Budget airline easyJet cancels all Italian flights

European budget airline easyJet said on Tuesday it will cancel all its scheduled flights to and from Italy between March 10 and April 3 after the entire country was placed under lockdown until next..
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Airlines at center of storm as coronavirus spreads

European airlines stepped up their warnings over the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, with British Airways-owner IAG and Finnair flagging a hit to profits and easyJet reporting a big drop in demand into..
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Passenger dies on board EasyJet flight to Newcastle

The airline said medical assistance was provided after someone was taken ill en route from Alicante.
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EasyJet ditches 'ladies and gentlemen' phrase, joins other airlines in becoming more inclusive

Low-cost carrier EasyJet this week joined other airlines that have adopted gender-neutral language for passenger greetings or booking options.
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Gatwick airport: Police board plane on runway as flights grounded over 'security threat to aviation'

Emergency services pull up beside easyJet aircraft as it lands
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EasyJet to offset carbon emissions for all flights

easyjet to offset carbon emissions for all flights
Britain's easyJet aims to become the world's first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across its entire network, it said on Tuesday after posting full-year profit towards the top end of..
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Thomas Cook airport slots bought by EasyJet and Jet2

thomas cook airport slots bought by easyjet and jet2
EasyJet and Jet2.com have bought all of the takeoff and landing slots owned by collapsed...
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Thomas Cook collapse boosts rival holiday companies, budget airlines

Thomas Cook's collapse boosted shares in TUI and budget airlines easyJet and Ryanair on Monday as investors pinned hopes on the tour operator's closure cutting capacity in the saturated European..
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Aigle Azur liquidation looms as Air France and easyJet drop bids

Air France-KLM and easyJet withdrew competing offers for Aigle Azur on Thursday after missing an overnight court deadline to improve their bids to acquire part of the collapsed budget airline's..
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EasyJet passenger escorted off flight after ‘threatening to break her son’s legs’

easyjet passenger escorted off flight after ‘threatening to break her son’s legs’
Two women were escorted off an easyJet flight by police after repeatedly shouting and swearing at their children, with one of them overheard “threatening to break her son’s legs”. Fellow..
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EasyJet pays out £165k over passenger stroke

Cabin crew failed to spot the signs of a stroke when an 88-year-old passenger fell ill.
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EasyJet passengers stranded in Frankfurt for 24 hours after plane diverts

easyjet passengers stranded in frankfurt for 24 hours after plane diverts
Britain’s biggest budget airline has been accused of a catalogue of failings after a flight from Turkey diverted to Frankfurt. On Friday 2 August, easyJet flight 1944 was two-thirds of the way..
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easyJet flight diverted to eject ‘aggressive’ passengers

easyjet flight diverted to eject ‘aggressive’ passengers
Two passengers were ejected from an easyJet flight after being “aggressive” towards crew members. Flight EZY8905 from London Gatwick to Gibraltar was diverted to Bordeaux after an emergency was..
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EasyJet left passengers stranded on English Channel island for 3 days: 'I'm very over it'

EasyJet apologized to more than 130 passengers after they were left stranded on Jersey, a British island in the English Channel, for three days.
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150 easyJet passengers stranded in Jersey for three days with broken plane

150 easyjet passengers stranded in jersey for three days with broken plane
More than 150 passengers hoping to fly on easyJet from Jersey to Newcastle have been stranded on the island for almost three days. They were due to take off from the Channel Island at 3.30pm on Tuesday..
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EasyJet cheers Easter sales boost and poaches Ryanair operations boss

easyjet cheers easter sales boost and poaches ryanair operations boss
Low-cost airline easyJet has cheered an 11% surge in sales thanks to this year’s later Easter as the group revealed it has poached a new operations chief from rival Ryanair. The carrier said it plans..
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Lufthansa CEO calls low-cost flights ‘economically, ecologically and politically irresponsible’

lufthansa ceo calls low-cost flights ‘economically, ecologically and politically irresponsible’
An airline boss has gone after low-cost flights, calling them “economically, ecologically and politically irresponsible”. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr criticised super-cheap air fares during an..
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EasyJet 'misled' passengers during Gatwick shutdown

Letters did not tell passengers they were entitled to hotel rooms during disruption, lawyers say.
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easyJet passengers from Stansted warned of ‘check-in chaos’

easyjet passengers from stansted warned of ‘check-in chaos’
Industrial action by passenger service agents will take place over five key holiday weekends this summer. Check-in staff working at Stansted for easyJet have announced a series of strikes every weekend..
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EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes collide at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

easyjet, klm investigating after planes collide at amsterdam’s schiphol airport
Two planes smacked into each other at Amsterdam’ Schiphol Airport on Tuesday, and both airlines are investigating the same question: what happened?“This morning, a KLM Boeing 737-800 that was ready..
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EasyJet Gatwick-bound plane in collision at Schiphol Airport

One passenger on the EasyJet flight said he felt a "bit of a jolt" as the two planes made contact.
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Two planes collide at Amsterdam airport

two planes collide at amsterdam airport
Two planes collided this morning at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. An easyJet aircraft crashed into a KLM plane during pushback, when an aircraft leaves the gate ready for take-off. Both aircraft are..
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EasyJet flight grounded in Turkey 'after bomb threat'

easyjet flight grounded in turkey 'after bomb threat'
An easyJet flight has been grounded in Turkey after an alleged bomb threat. Flight EZY8844 was due to fly from Dalaman airport to London Gatwick at 1.15pm on Sunday 7 July, but was delayed while police..
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'Disruptive' woman kicked off flight after airline asks her to change revealing top

'disruptive' woman kicked off flight after airline asks her to change revealing top
An airline asked a woman to change a revealing top she was wearing after other passengers voiced their concerns about the item of clothing. EasyJet said they had to remove Harriet Osborne from a flight..
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Gatwick drone disruption cost airport just £1.4m

gatwick drone disruption cost airport just £1.4m
Airlines bear brunt of cost with easyJet alone putting its compensation bill and lost revenue at £15m The drone attack that disrupted Gatwick for three days in December cost the airport £1.4m. While..
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easyJet passengers at Stansted warned of 'severe disruption' if strike goes ahead this summer

easyjet passengers at stansted warned of 'severe disruption' if strike goes ahead this summer
The union representing easyJet check-in staff at Stansted airport has warned of “severe delays” this summer if workers vote for industrial action next month. If a strike were to go ahead, it could..
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