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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 […]

Now Boarding at easyJet – Flying Libraries Open for Families

easyJet launches summer on-board lending library with over 60,000 books stocked on more than 300 aircraft serving 20 million passengers Europe-wide  A new study shows that over half of British children (59%) would choose being read a story over an extra 30 minutes screen time   Research reveals 90% of children enjoy being read aloud to […]

easyJet celebrates the opening of its Nantes base, the airline’s 29th base in Europe and seventh in France

easyJet celebrated the opening of its 29th base in Europe at Nantes Airport on 5th April, in attendance of VINCI Airports and the airport team. Nantes is a strategic choice for easyJet seventh base in France as it is both an attractive leisure and business destination with growing inbound and outbound demand. This base opening […]

Delta Air Lines and easyJet consider Alitalia deal

Delta Air Lines and easyJet have confirmed they are in talks over the future of Alitalia. The American carrier and UK-based low-cost airline confirmed they have linked with Italy’s state-backed railway company Ferrovie dello Stato to examine a bid for the flag-carrier. Alitalia was placed in administration in 2017 after part owner Etihad Airways and […]

easyJet places latest A320neo order with Airbus

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the neo-variant to 147 (including 30 A321neo) and means easyJet has ordered 468 A320 family aircraft to date. “This repeat order cements easyJet’s position as […]

easyJet Orders Additional 17 A320neo’s

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the NEO to 147 (including 30 A321neo) and means easyJet has ordered 468 A320 Family aircraft to date. “This repeat order cements easyJet’s position as […]

easyJet renews interest in Alitalia acquisition

easyJet submitted a revised expression of interest in a restructured Alitalia. The move comes as aviation insiders prepare for a winter of consolidation in the sector as rising fuel prices challenge the finances of weaker carriers. easyJet said its submission, which is in response to the new Italian government’s ongoing sales process, is consistent with […]