travel
EasyJet Says We’re Bang Up for Holidays so More Flights are Coming

EasyJet is benefiting from the UK population's desperation to escape their living rooms, the fraught Tesco queues and endless solo exercise loops of the last disastrous quarter, and is upping its capacity faster than anticipated to meet demand for the thing we used to know as a holiday. Read More >>

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EasyJet Phases Itself Back into Being an Airline

The orange budget aeroplanes are back in the sky, or at least a few of them are, thanks to easyJet tentatively pushing a big ceremonial lever forwards at its HQ and restarting a few of its shorter routes. Read More >>

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easyJet Faces New Apocalypse of £18bn Hack Compensation Claim

Every easyJet customer affected by a recent data breach – and there's a lot, as around nine million personal records were thought stolen – is being encouraged to sue the airline for compensation. As much as £2,000 per passenger could be due for having their travel itineraries hacked. Read More >>

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EasyJet Hit With Massive Breach Exposing Data of 9 Million Flyers

The budget airline EasyJet told investors earlier today that it had suffered a “highly sophisticated” cyberattack that compromised the credit card details of more than two thousand customers – not to mention the itinerary info for millions more. Read More >>

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EasyJet Rumbled Begging the Government Not to Introduce Environmental Taxes

EasyJet ruffled a few feathers when it was handed an unconditional £600m government loan package to stop it financially exploding in the wake of the coronavirus restrictions on travel, prompting environmental investigators to examine communications for embarrassing emails. And they have found a few. Read More >>

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EasyJet Says It’ll Return to Flying With Empty Middle Seats for Social Distancing

EasyJet is already planning for the heady days of the near future when leaving the house might be possible and even going abroad may once again become imaginable, as the airline says a phased return to business including empty seats for social distancing is on the cards. Read More >>

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Easyjet Ends Freebies and Asks Crew to Take Three Months of Unpaid Leave

Easyjet is about to match demands made by Virgin for staff to take an unpaid holiday within their own houses, as the airline wants all cabin crew and pilots to take a three-month, off-the-payroll mini-break while the entire air industry is paused. Read More >>

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Flying All Good Again as EasyJet Promises to Plant Some Trees

Greta Thunberg has been given the OK to jet back from that environmental conference she's currently sailing to, as the UK's unofficial national flyer EasyJet has made aeroplanes totally fine again thanks to agreeing to plant some trees. Read More >>

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Teen Pilot Groomed for Career of Tedium by Easyjet

A 16-year-old pilot has been taken under the wing of Easyjet, which sees (a) news value in getting a teen flier in a cockpit for photos, and (b) someone to gradually crush the life out of from manning the Manchester-Jerez de la Frontera route for the next 40 years. Read More >>

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EasyJet’s Got an AR App to Help You Figure Out if Your Bags are Too Big

Airlines are notoriously stingy when it comes to bag sizes, and the budget airlines tend to be the strictest ones of all for obvious reasons. In the past you had to get out a tape measure to check whether your bag was small enough to come into the cabin with you, but this is the 21st century. We have technology to do that simple task for us, and thanks to easyJet there is now an app for that. Read More >>

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EasyJet Did A Christmas Lights Switch-On On A Plane

Everyone loves a good Christmas lights switch-on, including, apparently, EasyJet. Read More >>

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EasyJet Wants To Get You On a No-Frills All-Electric Jet

Running any kind of airline requires deep pockets and even the most well-heeled operation runs on very tight margins. So there’s not much going free in the skies these days. Our own national airline British Airways, for example, won’t give you a glass of cheap wine and a curled up sandwich in economy anymore. Nope, now you have to pay for something from M&S, although you can do it from the ‘comfort’ of your in-flight seat rather than buying it from the shop in the terminal. Read More >>

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Gatwick Airport is Testing Self-Boarding Gates to Keep Planes Running on Time

These days it seems as though speaking to people is a rarity. Supermarkets have self-checkouts, fast food chains have machines that take your order for you, and airports have machines that let you check in and check baggage all by yourself. Now Gatwick is taking things a step further, trialling self-boarding gates to help improve departure times. Read More >>

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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 >>