Articles tagged “easyjet”

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Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

Dohop + Skift

New interlining technology is helping airlines simplify how they partner with other airlines and grow direct bookings.

3 days ago

EasyJet Takes Advantage of Rival Airlines’ Troubles

EasyJet Takes Advantage of Rival Airlines’ Troubles

Siddharth Philip, Bloomberg

While some airlines are going out of business and its rivals are struggling with their own problems, EasyJet is happy to sit tight and take advantage.

1 month ago

EasyJet CEO Calls Out Legacy Rivals in Battle Over Airline Emissions

EasyJet CEO Calls Out Legacy Rivals in Battle Over Airline Emissions

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The growth of low-cost carriers has helped make travel more accessible but it has come at an environmental cost. Airlines like EasyJet are hoping that electric technology will one day act as a savior, but it's hard to imagine battery-powered commercial jets ever flying across the Atlantic.

2 months ago

Why Europe’s Short-Haul Aviation Market Is in Flux

Why Europe’s Short-Haul Aviation Market Is in Flux

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Too many airlines fighting over what is essentially a single market has been a familiar complaint within the European airline industry over the last few years. The legacy airlines, in particular, are still working out how best to compete.

3 months ago

Ryanair Sues an Executive Moving to a Rival

Ryanair Sues an Executive Moving to a Rival

Peter Flanagan, Bloomberg

On a recent earnings call, Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary hinted that something might be afoot and the carrier has clearly decided it is worth pursuing legal action.

3 months ago

Lufthansa Ready at Home in Germany for Long Battle With Low-Cost Rivals

Lufthansa Ready at Home in Germany for Long Battle With Low-Cost Rivals

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Lufthansa had it pretty easy in its home market for a long time, but sustained low-cost competition has come at a bad time. It will be hoping a revamped Eurowings is enough to see off EasyJet and Ryanair.

4 months ago

Quelle Surprise! EasyJet Hates the Idea of France’s New Eco Tax

Quelle Surprise! EasyJet Hates the Idea of France’s New Eco Tax

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The aviation industry's impact on the environment is only going to grow over the coming years as air travel increases across the world. Increasing taxes might force airlines to find new solutions while also raising money to fund more sustainable forms of transport.

4 months ago

EasyJet Gets a Boost From Last-Minute Summer Bookings

EasyJet Gets a Boost From Last-Minute Summer Bookings

Simon Foy, Bloomberg

Nothing helps a European budget carrier more than less-oppressive summer weather.

4 months ago

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.

6 months 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.

8 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.

8 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.

8 months ago