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
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
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.
British budget carrier easyJet has followed through on a bid to offload 59.54 million shares in order to raise much-needed capital.
EasyJet boss Johan Lundgren has rejected calls for middle seats to remain empty, after the airline recommenced services on 15 June.