easyJet has introduced new cabin crew and pilot uniforms made from recycled plastic bottles

Forty-five bottles will go into each uniform – with a potential of half a million bottles to be reused annually as part of the airline’s commitment to address impacts beyond carbon and reduce waste. Over the course of the five-year uniform contract easyJet will be responsible for preventing 2,700,000 plastic bottles from ending up in […]

easyJet signs testing partnership with Collison

easyJet has announced a new travel testing service with provider Collinson. The latter will provide access to a range of tests for international travel from the UK, making it easier and more affordable for customers to prepare to fly this summer. With the return of international leisure travel from the UK, easyJet customers will be […]

easyJet raises £305m in new aircraft sales

easyJet has raised £305 million in fresh liquidity following the sale and lease back of a number of aircraft. The low-cost carrier confirmed arrangements for nine aircraft with two counterparties this morning. The money will be used to further strengthen the financial position at easyJet, a statement explained. The first transaction was executed with Wilmington […]

easyJet holidays launches Protection Promise

More than 33 million Brits have had their holiday plans disrupted this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, new research reveals which is why a recent survey reveals that  more than half (52%) of Brits are only willing to book a holiday abroad if they feel confident their money is protected, showing consumers are looking for […]

easyJet cuts capacity in wake of latest quarantine changes

easyJet has confirmed it will cut flying capacity in response to the ever-changing quarantine restrictions imposed by the UK government. Seven Greek islands were removed from the safe list earlier, meaning travellers arriving back in the UK will be expected to self-isolate for 14-days from tomorrow. The low-cost carrier said customer confidence to make travel […]

easyJet delays delivery of 24 aircraft as demand collapses

easyJet has reached agreement with Airbus for the net deferral of 24 aircraft deliveries from financial years 2020-2022. The move comes as the low-cost carrier seeks to maximise its liquidity position in the event of an extended grounding period in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The airline also hopes to ensure it is ready […]

easyJet secures £600 million in government funding

easyJet has issued £600 million of commercial paper through the Covid Corporate Financing Facility. The decision comes as the low-cost carrier seeks to maximise its liquidity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The airline has currently suspended virtually all flights, and there is a growing concern over the financial impact of an extended grounding. […]

easyJet orders 12 more Airbus A320neo aircraft

easyJet has exercised purchase rights to increase its fleet of A320neos by 12 new aircraft. The agreement takes the carrier’s total order for the A320neo Family to 159 aircraft and its overall orders for Airbus single aisles to 480 A320 Family. easyJet currently operates over 1,000 routes with a fleet of 333 A320 Family aircraft […]