Articles tagged “easyjet”

EasyJet Flies Toward Uncertain Summer of a European Slowdown

EasyJet Flies Toward Uncertain Summer of a European Slowdown

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It's not a great time to be running a European short-haul airline, but EasyJet is trying to make the best of it. While growing its holiday and business travel offerings is probably a smart move, it's difficult to see them making much of a difference if the economic climate keeps getting worse.

1 month ago

EasyJet Sees Brexit Hurting Consumer Confidence

EasyJet Sees Brexit Hurting Consumer Confidence

Lucca de Paoli, Bloomberg

Brexit continues to cast a long shadow over the UK's travel and tourism industry and there is no sign that it is about to let up.

3 months ago

Will Wow Air’s Demise Ease Iceland’s Overtourism Problem?

Will Wow Air’s Demise Ease Iceland’s Overtourism Problem?

Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir and Nick Rigillo, Bloomberg

Blessing in disguise in terms of addressing overtourism? Or a terrible blow to Iceland's economy? We'll have to wait and see just how the loss of Wow Air will play out in the country.

3 months ago

EasyJet’s Gender Pay Gap Worsens Even After Hiring More Female Pilots

EasyJet’s Gender Pay Gap Worsens Even After Hiring More Female Pilots

Irene García Pérez, Bloomberg

Hiring more women and achieving gender equality are two very different things. Airlines need to acknowledge how few women make it into the c-suite and address the lack of mentorship opportunities for women trying to climb up the ladder.

3 months ago

Canadian Seaplane Service Wants to Fly All-Electric Planes Within 3 Years

Canadian Seaplane Service Wants to Fly All-Electric Planes Within 3 Years

Brian Sumers, Skift

Harbour Air may not be a household name, but this is a promising development. It flies small planes on short routes and could be an early beneficiary of new battery technology. But remember, regulators have to certify it first.

3 months ago

EasyJet Confirms It Won’t Take Part in Alitalia Rescue

EasyJet Confirms It Won’t Take Part in Alitalia Rescue

Anthony Palazzo, Bloomberg

All eyes are on Delta Air Lines now. How interested is it in still taking part in the Alitalia rescue?

3 months ago

EasyJet Close to Pulling the Plug on Its Rescue of Alitalia

EasyJet Close to Pulling the Plug on Its Rescue of Alitalia

Daniele Lepido and John Follain, Bloomberg

If EasyJet is no longer interested, what does this mean for Delta? Could we see Lufthansa or even Air France-KLM step in?

3 months ago

Europe’s Airline CEOs Fess Up to Which Rivals They Admire Most

Europe’s Airline CEOs Fess Up to Which Rivals They Admire Most

Irene García Pérez, Bloomberg

European airline CEOs pick which rival airline they'd love to run given the chance. There's a certain amount of truth behind their nonchalance at the end of a long day at an industry event.

4 months ago

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister is Confident EasyJet and Delta Air Lines will Invest in Alitalia

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister is Confident EasyJet and Delta Air Lines will Invest in Alitalia

John Follain and Flavia Rotondi, Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines and EasyJet are two of the world's best-run airlines. Why do they want to invest in an airline that has repeatedly disappointed its investors? We're not sure, but presumably they have their reasons.

4 months ago

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ben Smith is talking the talk right now, but unlike his predecessors who disappointed: Will he be able to walk the walk?

4 months ago

Delta and EasyJet Ponder $452 Million Investment in Alitalia

Delta and EasyJet Ponder $452 Million Investment in Alitalia

Tommaso Ebhardt, Sonia Sirletti and Ruth David , Bloomberg

The rescue plan for troubled Alitalia is becoming clearer as Delta and Easyjet mull over how much they would invest in the airline. The burn rate on cash is considerable so decisions need to be made sooner rather than later to keep the Italian airline alive.

4 months ago

Italy’s Government Wants to Remain Central to Alitalia’s Future

Italy’s Government Wants to Remain Central to Alitalia’s Future

Chiara Albanese, Daniele Lepido and Tommaso Ebhardt, Bloomberg

A lot of smart people think the best course of action is for Alitalia to disappear. But the national government has decided it is an important resource and seems intent on not letting go.

4 months ago