The budget carrier EasyJet announced it expected to return to strong sales by end-May as Covid restrictions ease in most countries and vaccination rollout in Europe gains speed, Reuters reported. The carrier emphasized a jump in sales due to summer travel rebound is vital to offset losses caused by the pandemic grounding of EasyJet’s fleet. It elaborated that in its April to end of June quarter it would fly up to 20% of 2019 capacity levels.
Budget carrier EasyJet has revealed it expected 250% rise in early holiday bookings, BBC reported. The forecast was made on expected relief of travel restrictions following Covid-19 vaccination acceleration.
British low-cost airline easyJet has agreed with Airbus to defer aircraft delivery due to Covid pandemic, the company said on Tuesday. The airline said the delivery of 22 aircraft will be deferred from 2022-2024 to 2027-2028. In addition 15 delivery dates within the period 2022 to 2024 will move to match seasonal requirements.
Budget carrier EasyJet sets new charges to passengers in a bid to raise its income flow. The new charges are related to the usage of luggage space. The customers who want to use overhead lockers will have to buy more expensive tickets.
British budget airline easyJet said on Tuesday hackers had accessed the email and travel details of around 9 million customers, and the credit card details of more than 2,000 of them, in a “highly sophisticated” attack.
EasyJet’s battle with its founder and biggest shareholder Stelios Haji-Ioannou will come to a head on 22 May, when the results of an investor vote on the airline’s strategy to stick with a plan to buy more planes will be made public.