Budget airline EasyJet claims to have become "Scotland's favourite", after carrying more than two million passengers annually - a new record.
EASYJET, the budget airline group, today said that both costs and revenues would rise this year - but the carrier stuck with its guidance for a 40-50 per cent rise in full-year pre-tax profit.
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EASYJET chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou is to step down in November, four months earlier than expected. On November 26, the Greek founder of easyJet will hand over control to chairman-elect Sir Colin Chandler.
STELIOS Haji-Ioannou, chairman and founder of budget airline EasyJet, is to step down ahead of schedule to concentrate on other interests.
EASYJET chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou brought forward his departure date today following the successful acquisition of rival budget airline Go.
NO-FRILLS airline easyJet insisted it has no plans to review its routes between Scotland and Northern Ireland despite posting record passenger figures on its flights to and from Belfast.
BAGGAGE handlers at budget airline EasyJet have voted to go on strike over pay and union recognition.
BAGGAGE handlers and cabin crew at budget airline easyJet are being balloted on whether to strike in a dispute over pay.
STAFF at no-frills airline easyJet moved closer to industrial action yesterday as the company signalled its unwillingness to cut a deal in a dispute which raises the prospect of chaos on flights between Scotland and London.
PASSENGERS who have booked seats on low cost airline Go to fly from Scotland to Belfast could face months of travel chaos after easyJet, which acquired its rival earlier this year, said it was discontinuing all of the carrier’s flights with only three days notice.
NO-FRILLS airline EasyJet moved a step closer to expanding into Europe’s biggest domestic air travel market when the German competition watchdog gave it clearance to acquire Deutsche BA.
EASYJET’S Scottish flights are among several which could face the axe in just three weeks’ time, the no-frills airline revealed yesterday, as it vehemently denied claims its pilots are suffering from exhaustion but conceded staff are "disillusioned".
ANOTHER day, another budget airline reports soaring passenger growth.
EASYJET, Europe’s largest no-frills airline, racked up another month of soaring passenger numbers yesterday as the budget airlines continue to outfly their larger rivals.
BUDGET airlines easyJet and Go-Fly have reported soaring passenger numbers during July.
LOW-COST airline easyJet’s takeover of rival Go has been cleared for take-off by UK regulators.
SHARES in EasyJet soared 19 per cent yesterday after it revealed that it had won European clearance for its takeover of Go and both budget carriers unveiled further massive increases in passenger numbers.
PASSENGER growth at low-cost partners easyJet and Go continued unabated last month as 1.5 million people flew with the airlines, figures showed today.
LOW-COST airline easyJet - currently tying up its purchase of rival Go-Fly - has reported a 43 per cent year-on-year growth in passenger numbers in May.
EASYJET passed up an opportunity to buy no-frills rival Go for £150 million a year ago in a deal which would have cost £224 million less than its takeover of the airline last week.