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easyJet opens new AI equipped operations control centre

easyJet has opened a brand new operations Integrated Control Centre (ICC) in Luton to manage its daily flight programme of around 2000 flights. The new centre has embedded AI into its day to day practices to aid faster and better decision making to help improve the customer experience. For exa...

easyJet puts thousands of flights on sale for spring 2025

easyJet has put its spring 2025 schedule on sale today, meaning millions of seats across thousands of easyJet flights between 3 March 2025 and 15 June 2025 including to and from the UK are now available, so customers can get a deal by booking early at easyJet.com or via the mobile app, with seats av...

easyJet announces new base at London Southend

easyJet has today announced it will be expanding its UK network by opening a three-aircraft base at London Southend next March. The investment will create around 130 direct jobs for pilots and crew in the UK and support many more indirect jobs. The move signals easyJet’s continued expansion ...

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren to step down after seven years

EasyJet’s chief executive, Johan Lundgren, is set to step down at the beginning of next year after a seven-year tenure at the helm of the budget airline. The airline has announced that its chief financial officer, Kenton Jarvis, will succeed Lundgren, with the official handover scheduled for 1 ...

Gatwick easyJet refuellers secure Unite recognition

Unite union has secured a recognition agreement for workers at Redline Oil Services Gatwick, which provides refuelling services for easyJet. The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), which is the government body tasked with overseeing the regulation of UK labour law, awarded recognition to Unite o...

easyJet celebrates flying 50 million passengers from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

easyJet is celebrating carrying 50 million passengers to and from the airport since it started flying there on 27th October 1997 with its first flights to Geneva, Amsterdam and Nice. To mark the occasion the airline surprised Ellie Jeffrey and Finn Graham from Carlisle flying to Larnaca with free...

Budapest Airport to welcome easyJet’s relaunched Lyon link

easyJet is to restart its route between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS). The year-round service will be operated twice-weekly, starting on 21 August 2024. easyJet previously operated the BUD-LYS route pre-pandemic (2019/2020), with an annual seat capacity of almost...

easyJet celebrates opening new Alicante base

easyJet celebrates opening new Alicante base

easyJet today celebrated the opening of its new base at Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández airport. The budget airline claimed the opening of the new hub strengthens its presence in Spain, where it now has four bases. The first flight operated by Alicante-based aircraft and crew took off on Sunday...

easyJet puts thousands of flights on sale for winter 2024

easyJet has put more flights on sale for its winter 2024/25 schedule today, meaning over 18 million seats on over 100,000 flights between 1st December and 2nd March 2025 are now available to book across its route network. This includes over 10 million seats to and from the UK across over 57,000 f...

Aviation leaders lobby UK government for investment in hydrogen fuel

Aviation leaders lobby UK government for investment in hydrogen fuel

An aviation industry group is calling on the UK government to invest in hydrogen to ensure hydrogen-powered flights "become a reality". The Hydrogen in Aviation (HIA) alliance, whose members include Airbus, easyJet and Rolls-Royce, said it wants to ensure the UK is a global leader in the developm...

Easyjet inaugurates new Birmingham base

easyJet has today inaugurated its newest UK base, at Birmingham Airport, the airline’s ninth UK base and first new base in the UK in more than a decade, creating 140 direct jobs for pilots and crew in the UK and supporting around 1200 jobs in total. Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet, said: “We a...

London Luton Airport hosts accessibility familiarisation day

London Luton Airport (LLA) and easyJet have hosted an Accessibility Familiarisation Day, providing passengers with visual or hidden disabilities with an opportunity to experience every step of the passenger journey. More than 30 visitors attended the event to experience check-in, security search,...

DHL to manage easyJet's ground handling operations at Liverpool Airport

DHL to manage easyJet’s ground handling operations at Liverpool Airport

DHL Supply Chain has signed a new five-year contract to handle easyJet's ground handling operations at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, it was announced last week. The new contract expands the long-standing partnership between DHL and easyJet, which launched in 2017 when DHL was appointed to manage...

easyJet increases flights from London Southend Airport this summer

easyJet increases flights from London Southend Airport this summer

London Southend has today announced that easyJet has put thousands of additional seats on sale to Paris and Palma de Mallorca this summer from the airport. The budget airline will operate an extra Sunday service to Paris Charles de Gaulle between July and August, in addition to its existing flights...

easyJet to fly to Salerno’s Amalfi Coast airport

easyJet has today announced two new routes from the UK, including to Salerno’s Amalfi Coast airport, making it the first and only UK airline to operate commercial flights from the airport when they take off from 13th July 2024. On sale for the first time today, the twice-weekly departures from ...

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