After 26 Years, Sir Stelios Loses Control of EasyJet
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has lost his control over his budget airline, after the company raised £1.2 billion in extra cash. Sir Stelios' blocking stake is now diluted after he chose not to purchase new shares in a...
EasyJet Says Early Travel Bookings Already up 600%
EasyJet stated on Tuesday that bookings for flights increased by more than 300% and vacation reservations grew by over 600% on a weekly basis
Manchester Female Couple Stranded in Santorini Blame Easyjet
A female couple from Manchester celebrating their engagement in Santorini, are stuck on the Greek island after their flight was cancelled. Katie Chandler, 25, and Rebecca Lamb, 27, were unable to fly on Monday after there was a shortage of...
Budget Airline easyJet to Relocate to Austria and Change Its Name
UK-based budget airline easyJet is to change its name and relocate to Vienna, Austria in order to protect its European rights after Britain's departure from the European Union. The new airline will be called easyJet Europe and has applied for...
EasyJet Founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou Plans to ‘Give Away’ His Riches
The founder of EasyJet, billionaire Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, will be giving away the majority of his fortunes, according to his letter on the Giving Pledge site. The Giving Pledge was created by Bill and Melinda Gates along with Warren Buffett, as a way...
EasyJet Flight to Larnaca Forced to Land in Turkey Before Diverting to Athens
On Friday evening an Easyjet aircraft with 184 people on board traveling from Gatwick to Larnaca ran into bad weather and the crew was forced to make a landing at the airport of Dalaman in Turkey. According to Cyprus Mail Online...
Elderly Greek Woman Flies to Malta Instead of Athens Due to Airline Mistake
An 84-year-old Greek woman was accidentally flown from Manchester to Malta, instead of Athens, by easyJet, reported British newspaper Daily Mail. The Greek pensioner, Argyro Aretaki, was driven to Manchester airport by her son on May 18. She was taken to...
EASYJET: New Routes from Scotland to Greece
EASYJET, Scotland's largest airline, announced new flights from Edinburgh to Bodrum and Heraklion, and from Glasgow to Kos and Split. New routes will start from next summer. The airline will begin flights to Bodrum from March 31 and to Heraklion...
Air Traffic Controllers Will Strike
Just when Greece was celebrating what is poised to be a record tourist season, air traffic controllers said they would join a July 16 general strike, but stop work for four hours, not 24. The work stoppage is still...
EasyJet Presents African FastJet
Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the Monaco-based businessman of Greek origin, best known for launching the low-cost airline called easyJet, who has become a successful budget air carrier, has taken his idea to another Africa, under the name FastJet, connecting several cities...