Tag: easyJet

Alitalia: Gloomy Future After easyJet Quits Rescue Talks

Reading Time: 1 minute Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, is again facing uncertain future after easyJet has pulled out of rescue talks and given up its interest in the Italian airline. Alitalia has been experiencing turbulence since 2017, when it went into administration after the employees of the airline voted against cutting jobs and salaries that was vital […]

Easyjet A320 Reported Burning Electrical Odour on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Edinburgh to Bristol (UK), reported burning electrical odour on board. Aircraft was enroute at FL330 about 60nm northwest of Birmingham (UK) when the crew decided to divert to Birmingham due to a burning electrical odour. The aircraft landed safely on Birmingham’s runway 15 about 30 minutes later. The airline […]

easyJet Orders Additional 17 A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute 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. The aircraft are configured with 186 seats […]

easyJet Partners with Singapore Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute easyJet, Singapore Airlines and its low cost subsidiary airline Scoot will join the ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ global connections service, connecting easyJet customers with South East Asia with Singapore Airlines via Milan Malpensa airport and with Scoot through Berlin Tegel. The service is expected to be available within the coming months. Singapore Airlines and Scoot join […]

CAE Re-Opens the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes CAE and easyJet announced the re-opening of the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme to recruit aspiring pilots over the next six months. Recruitment is open to cadets from all European countries to support easyJet’s growing bases in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. While maintaining the option to follow ground […]

Airlines Submit a Complaint to the EC Over Rise in ATC Strikes

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a bold move, International Airlines Group (IAG), easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air have all submitted complaints to the European Commission (EC) in relation to France and the current disruption being caused to flights by the country’s striking air traffic controllers (ATCs). Already this year French ATC strikes have risen 300% compared to the whole […]

EasyJet Teams Up with Munich RE

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Re, in collaboration with easyJet, has designed a comprehensive product that for the first time provides cover for airline flight cancellations. The policy provides financial protection against various large shock events that lead to business interruption losses in aviation. Examples of such events include volcanic ash clouds, severe winter storms, or the grounding of […]

easyJet Aims to Double German Passenger Numbers

Reading Time: 1 minute With the taking over of a number of operations at Berlin’s Tegel Airport from the now defunct Air Berlin, easyJet has announced its predictions to more than double the number of the low-cost carrier’s German passengers to 18 million per year. Friday 5, 2018, saw the launch of easyJet’s first domestic flight from Tegel, to […]

easyJet to Take Over Planes from Bankrupt airberlin

Reading Time: 1 minute The final flight of bankrupt german airline airberlin landed in the German capital on Friday evening, as the fate of thousands of employees of the stricken carrier remains unclear. airberlin, which employs some 8,000 people, triggered bankruptcy proceedings in August after its biggest shareholder Etihad Airways pulled the plug on a cash lifeline following years […]

Lufthansa Submits €500m Bid for Ailing Alitalia

Reading Time: 1 minute According to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the German airline Lufthansa has offered €500 million (US$590) for the ailing Italian flag-carrying airline, Alitalia. It is understood that the offer is for the planes, airport runway slots, and air crew. However, it is believed that Lufthansa’s intention will be to reduce the 12,000-strong workforce by half, […]