transport
Combine Gatwick and EasyJet for the UK’s Longest Flight Delays

Analysis of Civil Aviation Authority data covering the summers of 2015 and 2016 has revealed the most-delayed flights and the most delay-hit airports in the UK and Ireland, with the losers being the easily guessable combination of (a) EasyJet and (b) Gatwick. Read More >>

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EasyJet Brings Private Flight Glamour to Luton Airport

People who didn't check properly and have accidentally booked a flight that leaves from Luton can now enjoy a new luxury service from EasyJet, which, for £475, includes use of the airport's private jet terminal and treatment like a celebrity. Until you get on the plane and it's business as usual and £4 for two Pringles wrapped up in clingfilm. Read More >>

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EasyJet’s Vibrating Smart Shoes Will Guide Your Feet Around Foreign Cities

Quick calendar check. Nope, it’s not the beginning of April. EasyJet has unveiled a pair of prototype smart shoes designed as a hands-free way to guide tourists around foreign cities. Read More >>

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EasyJet’s Planned Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tech Would Only Power Grounded Planes

When we heard that EasyJet was planning on trialling hydrogen fuel cell technology later this year, we got all shocked and excited and carried away. Cue actual reading, and relative disappointment. The airline carrier is going to stick a hydrogen fuel cell in one of its aircraft, which will be used solely for taxiing purposes. That is, moving from the gate to the runway, and vice versa. Read More >>

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Singer Collapses After Wearing All His Clothes to Beat easyJet Fees

Boyband member James McElvar used a sitcom-style idea to beat easyJet's baggage restrictions, taking all of his clothes out of his bag and wearing them to avoid a fee to check his case  – only to collapse on the flight from heat exhaustion. Read More >>

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EasyJet Tests Plane Safety Inspections by Autonomous Drone

The budget flier has a new tech-related thing in the pipeline that could shave minutes off the time it spends inspecting its fleet -- drones. Drones programmed to automatically inspect planes for damage, coming for real across its network in 2016. Read More >>

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EasyJet Charged Passengers £10 for Proof That Their Flight Was Cancelled

EasyJet customers who were left stranded due to the French air traffic control strike earlier this month are being hit with a £10 if they want proof that their flight was cancelled. Read More >>

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What, People are Actually Paying Easyjet to Pre-Book Seats?

Budget flier Easyjet increased its average profit-per-passenger from £4.81 per seat to £7.03 over the last year, thanks in part to letting passengers pay a little extra for the luxury of pre-booking a seat in advance and trying to bag a nice one with an extra few millimetres of knee/magazine clearance. Read More >>

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EasyJet Manager Threatens to Kick Man Off Flight for Slagging Airline on Twitter

An EasyJet employee has managed to heap shame upon the budget flier today, by threatening to have a man kicked off his flight because he dared to criticise the airline's policies on Twitter before departure. Read More >>

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Does Ryanair’s Profit Warning Show We’re Tired of Penny-Stealing Small Print?

Last week, Ryanair warned investors that there'd been a "perceptible dip" in bookings for September and the rest of the autumn, a fall that could show we're moving on from pursuing the cheapest prices in favour of getting the fairest treatment and not having to pay £1.50 for a Twix. Read More >>

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At Least Airline Badboy Ryanair Doesn’t Overbook its Flights

Consumer site Which? has conducted some research into the shady world of airline flight overbooking, the practise of selling more seats than physically fit in the aeroplane to ensure planes fly full even if a few people don't show. Nine out of the 14 flight providers ask admitted to routinely overbooking their routes. Read More >>

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EasyJet Taking On Tesco With EasyFoodstore

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of EasyJet and all its "easy" spin-offs, fancies a crack at the UK groceries market and is launching his own take on a super-cut-price version of Tesco, first in Croydon and then the rest of the UK. The day-glow orange monster is about to invade our high street. Read More >>

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Easyjet Screwing Us With Smaller Hand Baggage Allowance

Easyjet is coming down hard on the baggage over-crowding issue on its flights, by making the hand baggage size much smaller -- bring anything bigger, and you face being forced to check it at the gate. Cheers, guys. Read More >>

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EasyJet Passengers Had to Have a Whip-Round to Get Overweight Plane Into the Air

So this is properly strange -- an EasyJet flight from Liverpool to Geneva was stopped from taking off yesterday after they discovered the aircraft was 300kg over the weight limit, and EasyJet had failed to boot people off. The pasengers' solution? Have a whip-round to bribe the fatties into leaving. Read More >>

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An EasyJet Holiday For Just £100 Is Your “Let’s Get the Heck Out of Here” Deal of the Day

There’s loads of reasons to want to get out of the UK at the moment. There’s the impending horror of the Olympics; the suffocating nightmare that is the Queen’s Jubilee, and the fact that the government hate us all. Read More >>