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EasyJet to cut 4,500 jobs to stay competitive after crisis

28 May 2020

LONDON Britain's easyJet plans to cut up to 4,500 jobs and shrink its fleet to adjust to the smaller travel market which is forecast to emerge from the coronavirus crisis. | Video

Budget airlines put squeeze on airports in coronavirus cost drive

28 May 2020

PARIS/LONDON European low-cost airlines are pressuring airports to slash charges in return for resuming flights, as the COVID-19 shutdown intensifies their race with traditional carriers to lower costs and win post-pandemic business.

EasyJet founder loses bid to oust management in strategy showdown

22 May 2020

LONDON EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou failed in his attempt to oust the airline's top three bosses on Friday, giving it a brief respite in its battle for survival during the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

EasyJet board looks set to win latest battle with Stelios

22 May 2020

LONDON EasyJet's board looks poised to win a shareholder vote on Friday and deal a blow to its founder and long-term critic over the British low-cost airline's plan to stick with a $5.5 billion plane order.

EasyJet board looks set to win latest battle with Stelios

22 May 2020

LONDON, May 22 EasyJet's board looks poised to win a shareholder vote on Friday and deal a blow to its founder and long-term critic over the British low-cost airline's plan to stick with a $5.5 billion plane order.

EasyJet to restart some flights in June with compulsory masks

21 May 2020

LONDON British low-cost airline easyJet said it would restart a small number of flights on June 15, becoming the latest airline to plan for the return of European travel by making face masks mandatory onboard.

Britain's Rolls-Royce to axe 9,000 jobs in air travel slump

20 May 2020

LONDON Rolls-Royce plans to cut at least 9,000 jobs, or more than a sixth of its workforce, in the latest blows to the UK economy and aviation industry dealt by the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

IAG's Walsh says Britain is throttling a travel recovery

14 May 2020

LONDON Britain's quarantine plans and a minister's comment that big foreign holidays were unlikely this year are seriously hindering any travel recovery, said Willie Walsh the boss of British Airways parent company IAG .

UPDATE 1-IAG's Walsh says Britain is throttling a travel recovery

14 May 2020

LONDON, May 14 Britain's quarantine plans and a minister's comment that big foreign holidays were unlikely this year are seriously hindering any travel recovery, said Willie Walsh the boss of British Airways parent company IAG.

Good clean fun? Holidays reinvented for the coronavirus age

13 May 2020

LONDON No more feasting from the hotel buffet, showing off your tan under the disco lights or impromptu dips in the swimming pool – holidaying during the coronavirus pandemic will be a more sanitised affair.

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