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EasyJet CEO sends grave warning to UK government

EasyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren has warned the UK government that this is its “last chance to save the UK airline industry”, as its inaction could permanently hinder the local sector.  According to Lundgren, a lack of targeted government support for the local aviation sector will only make the UK travel industry “increasingly reliant” on

Spain scrapped from ‘safe list’, airlines hit back

British Airways, easyJet, TUI, and Ryanair have taken the British government to task over a decision to reimpose a 14-day quarantine against all passengers returning from Spain – shortly after overturning that requirement earlier this month. The move comes after the Spanish cities of Barcelona, Zaragoza and Madrid all recorded a surge in new infections

EasyJet to cut three UK bases and make redundancies

The move follows an announcement by the airline that it may need to reduce staff numbers by up to a third because of the coronavirus pandemic.

EasyJet sheds 15% of shares in discounted rights issue

British budget carrier easyJet has followed through on a bid to offload 59.54 million shares in order to raise much-needed capital.

EasyJet returns to skies, says packed planes ‘100% safe’

EasyJet boss Johan Lundgren has rejected calls for middle seats to remain empty, after the airline recommenced services on 15 June.

70,000 British aviation jobs at risk, says report

The NEF’s report said at least 70,000 jobs in the wider aviation industry including engineering, catering and duty free shopping were at risk before the end of summer.


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