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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...

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...

Stelios Haji-Ioannou Richest Greek in UK

The 25th anniversary issue of the Sunday Times Rich List includes the 17 richest Greeks and Greek-Cypriots in the United Kingdom. Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, who was originally listed as No. 1 on the Greek List’s first issue in 2007, compiled...

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...