EasyJet/Go merger

EasyJet/Go merger

EasyJet claims to be Scots' favourite

Budget airline EasyJet claims to have become "Scotland's favourite", after carrying more than two million passengers annually - a new record.

EasyJet says full-year profits set to take off

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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New chairman for easyJet

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.

EasyJet founder Stelios to step down early

STELIOS Haji-Ioannou, chairman and founder of budget airline EasyJet, is to step down ahead of schedule to concentrate on other interests.

EasyJet chief is ready to Go after acquisition

EASYJET chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou brought forward his departure date today following the successful acquisition of rival budget airline Go.

Sales are up but easyJet won’t add extra flights

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.

EasyJet facing baggage staff strike

BAGGAGE handlers at budget airline EasyJet have voted to go on strike over pay and union recognition.

EasyJet faces a strike ballot

BAGGAGE handlers and cabin crew at budget airline easyJet are being balloted on whether to strike in a dispute over pay.

EasyJet staff prepare for strike vote

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.

Scots passengers face chaos after easyJet axes Go flights

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.

EasyJet’s green light for German plans

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 may cut Scottish routes

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".

EasyJet profits rise

ANOTHER day, another budget airline reports soaring passenger growth.

EasyJet passenger numbers soar 62%

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.

Passengers boost at Go and easyjet

BUDGET airlines easyJet and Go-Fly have reported soaring passenger numbers during July.

EasyJet takeover clear to Go

LOW-COST airline easyJet’s takeover of rival Go has been cleared for take-off by UK regulators.

EasyJet shares take flight

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.

EasyJet and Go keep climbing

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.

EasyJet takes off with a 43% passenger rise

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 spurned chance to buy Go for £150m

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.

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