easyJet marks 50 million passengers to and from Belfast International Airport

easyJet marks 50 million passengers to and from Belfast International Airport   LUTON, UK, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (02 MAY 2017) celebrated carrying 50m passengers from Belfast Airport. easyJet launched services from Belfast in 1998 and since introducing their first flight to London Luton has remained committed to… Read the full press release

Guide dog Joey is easyJet’s most frequent flying dog

Guide dog Joey is easyJet’s most frequent flying dog taking his 35th easyJet flight with his owner Jan Gibson LONDON, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, welcomed its first member of its ‘furry flight club’ yesterdat, with guide dog Joey reaching the milestone of 35 flights with easyJet alongside his owner Jan… Read the full press release

Swissport renews multiple years agreement with easyJet

Switzerland, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport provides easyJet with comprehensive ground handling services including passenger and ramp handling, baggage services, operations coordination and load control. The renewal of this multiple years agreement with easyJet followed a rigorous selection process and is the result of a well established mutual cooperation between easyJet and Swissport. The… Read the full press release

easyJet celebrated its fifth anniversary at London Southend Airport .

United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Since its launch at Southend in April 2012, easyJet has flown over four million passengers on over 32,000 flights, and now flies to 15 popular city and holiday destinations across Europe, with the most popular being Amsterdam, Alicante, Faro and Malaga. To mark the anniversary easyJet invited two… Read the full press release

easyJet’s Winter 2017 flights across Europe are now on sale

Winter flights now on sale up until February 4th 2018 LUTON, UK, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet puts Winter on sale with flights across Europe now on sale up until 4 February 2018 easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has put Winter 2017 on sale meaning that flights across Europe are now on sale until 4… Read the full press release

FLIO and LuckyTrip selected as first startups for easyJet and Founders Factory Travel Tech accelerator programme

FLIO and LuckyTrip selected as first startups for easyJet and Founders Factory Travel Tech accelerator programme   FLIO and LuckyTrip selected as first startups to enter six-month accelerator programme Each will receive hands on support from Founders Factory and easyJet for six months to catapult their growth LUTON, UK, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet… Read the full press release

easyJet targets 7.4M passenger growth in 2017

easyJet targets 7.4M passenger growth in 2017   LUTON, UK, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Scotland’s largest airline, flew a record number of passengers to and from Scotland during calendar year 2016 – more than any airline has ever flown in one year. Over 6.4m passengers carried in 2016 –11% more than 2015 Airline… Read the full press release

easyJet appoints Ian Cairns as Director of Customer and James Millett as Director of Digital and Marketing

LUTON, UK, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has driven significant success from focusing on business fliers, the customer experience and digital innovation. We have now decided to restructure the team around these key areas, promoting Ian Cairns to a newly created role of Director of Customer and James Millett to a… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to move its three major airlines in January as part of its strategic transformation programme

easyJet to move to the North Terminal from 24 January British Airways and Virgin Atlantic switch terminals from 25 January The transition has been planned for two years – Gatwick is ready  LONDON, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Gatwick’s major carriers will move terminals in January. British Airways will move to the South… Read the full press release

easyJet expands its operations in Budapest

easyJet expands its operations in Budapest   Budapest, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet’s new flight to Venice has arrived, taking the number of new destinations offered by the largest British low-cost carrier this year to two, with another, Amsterdam, to follow in 2017. easyJet is rapidly expanding its operations in Budapest. The largest British… Read the full press release

easyJet created 37 new jobs at BPO company Webhelp in Rothesay

easyJet created 37 new jobs at BPO company Webhelp in Rothesay   LUTON, UK, 2016-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has created 37 new jobs at leading global customer experience and business process outsourcing company, Webhelp. There were 23 people working for Webhelp on the easyJet account on a temporary basis and… Read the full press release

easyJet to invest into startups through Founders Factory deal

easyJet to invest into startups through Founders Factory deal   LUTON, UK, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has signed a multi-million pound deal with Founders Factory, the corporate backed, multi-sector accelerator and incubator created by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox. easyJet has today (16 OCT 2016) announced it will be… Read the full press release

easyJet announces the appointment of Peter Duffy as Chief Commercial Officer

easyJet announces the appointment of Peter Duffy as Chief Commercial Officer   LUTON, UK, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has appointed Peter Duffy to the role of Chief Commercial Officer bringing together all the airline’s revenue generation under one person. The role includes Peter’s previous areas of responsibility which include marketing, customer strategy and… Read the full press release

easyJet introduces Apple Pay on Web for bookings made on easyJet.com

LUTON, UK, 2016-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today announced that customers can now use Apple Pay on Web for bookings made on easyJet.com. This makes payment a seamless “2 touch” process. Apple Pay is already available via easyJet’s iOS mobile app however from today customers will also be able to confirm… Read the full press release

easyJet’s female pilot Kate McWilliams becomes the youngest Commercial Airline Captain at just 26 years old

LUTON, UK, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Kate McWilliams, one of easyJet’s female pilots, has just passed her command course making her the youngest Commercial Airline Captain at just 26 years old. Kate is based at London Gatwick airport where easyJet have over 60 aircraft and operate 106 routes. Her love for aviation began at… Read the full press release

easyJet announces that Chris Browne to succeed Warwick Brady as Chief Operating Officer

LUTON, UK, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet plc (‘easyJet’) announces that Warwick Brady has advised the Board of his intention to leave easyJet and that he will be succeeded as Chief Operating Officer by Chris Browne, formerly Chief Operating Officer of TUI Airlines, and currently a non-executive director of easyJet plc with effect from 1 October 2016.  Chris will stand down from the easyJet… Read the full press release

Amadeus announces long-term partnership renewal with easyJet

Agreement gives Amadeus-connected travel agencies continued access to easyJet’s range of content through the Amadeus system to drive business bookings MADRID, SPAIN, 2016-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, and Amadeus (IBEX:AMS.MC), a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, today announce the renewal of a long-term partnership, giving… Read the full press release

easyJet reveals passengers’ choice of buys onboard its flights

Sales of paprika flavoured Pringles soar 30% following viral video of key public figure devouring the snack last summer Cheese and ham croque monsieur overtakes the classic bacon sarnie Northern passengers more likely to settle down with a cuppa than the south – and the brew is around 9% more popular with Britons than anywhere… Read the full press release

easyJet continues its growth with plans to recruit more than 1,200 new cabin crew positions

Largest cabin crew intake in easyJet’s twenty year history easyJet recently announced recruitment of more than 350 new pilots LONDON, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today announced that it is to recruit more than 1,200 new permanent and fixed-term cabin crew positions as the airline continues its growth. easyJet, which… Read the full press release

easyJet’s summer holiday flight fares selection 60% cheaper than summer 2015

Ideal time for customers to take advantage of low summer holiday fares to a range of easyJet’s most popular destinations LONDON, 2016-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, is offering families fantastic deals this summer as many summer holiday flight fares are lower than last year, with some fares up to 60% cheaper than… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport announces easyJet’s new flights to Lyon starting autumn 2016

Vienna Airport: easyJet adds Lyon to its winter timetable 2016/17   VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2016-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet announced to add a new destination to its upcoming winter timetable, inaugurating flight service from Vienna to Lyon. Starting as of autumn 2016, the airline will offer three weekly flights from Vienna to the French city…. Read the full press release

easyJet opens new 5,400 square metres maintenance hangar at London Gatwick Airport

LONDON, 2016-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today opened a new purpose built 2 bay hangar facility at London Gatwick Airport.  The innovative hangar design, which is over 5,400 square metres and provides superior thermal properties reducing energy costs, was selected from market leader RUBB buildings.  Building commenced in November 2015… Read the full press release

easyJet opens new check in area at world’s largest self-service bag drop in London Gatwick Airport

State-of-the-art facility will help easyJet eliminate queues and aims to enhance the airport experience for customers LONDON, 2016-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today opened its new check in area in the North Terminal at London Gatwick Airport which is the world’s largest self-service bag drop. The fully automated bag drop… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport celebrated easyJet’s inaugural flight from Lyon, France to Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Traditional firemen’s water canon arch of triumph, special easyJet and Lyon-style cake for the crew – this is how Budapest Airport greeted the first flight of the popular white-and-orange airline flight from the second largest city of France to Hungary. The budget airline will commence with weekly three… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport announces easyjet Winter flights for 2016

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2016-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet have launched its Winter flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) for 2016 with some 600,000 low fare seats to and from Liverpool now on sale at easyJet.com on 3,700 flights and available to book for travel until 5 February 2017. LJLA expects to see continued growth… Read the full press release

easyJet will base three Airbus A319/320 aircraft in Palma between March and October from 2017

From 2017 easyJet will base three aircraft in Palma between March and October to match passenger demand and offer a new lifestyle option to easyJet’s crew   LONDON, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced today that the airline has chosen Palma as the location of its first seasonal base and… Read the full press release

Travelport-connected travel agencies will continue to have access to easyJet’s content thanks to new long-term agreement

Langley, U.K., 2016-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, and Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, have announced a new long-term agreement. This new agreement means that Travelport-connected travel agencies will continue to have access to easyJet’s content through the Travel Commerce Platform. In addition, easyJet will continue to use Travelport’s Rich… Read the full press release

easyJet commends Scottish governments consultation on Air Passenger duty

Following the Scottish governments consultation on Air Passenger duty Sophie Dekkers, easyJet’s UK Director commented;  LUTON, UK, 2016-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the Scottish governments consultation on Air Passenger duty Sophie Dekkers, easyJet’s UK Director commented; “easyJet has long campaigned for the removal of Air Passenger Duty.  We know that its impact is most keenly felt… Read the full press release

easyJet extends partnership with Sabre Corporation

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, today announced a new long-term distribution agreement with Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider, to the global travel industry.  LONDON, 2016-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The agreement gives corporate travel agencies across Europe continued access to easyJet fares through the Sabre GDS. Around 20 per cent of easyJet’s passengers… Read the full press release

easyJet unveils plans for revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft

Airline aims to trial technology in 2016 LUTON, England, 2016-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its strategy of reducing its passengers’ carbon footprint easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has unveiled plans for a revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft which could save around 50,000 tonnes of fuel and the associated CO2… Read the full press release