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easyJet shrinks cabin baggage allowance

EasyJet has announced a 'guaranteed' cabin baggage allowance which is 37 per cent below the maximum size allowed - because its packed planes can't always fit passengers' luggage on-board.

EasyJet to launch Manchester-Moscow service

LONDON, England - UK low-fare carrier easyJet has confirmed it will base an eighth aircraft at Manchester Airport from next year to enable it to introduce a further three new destinations to its netwo

WTM Talk Business Series presents EasyJet CEO

EasyJet Chief Executive Carolyn McCall OBE will headline World Travel Market’s (WTM) new Talk Business Series on Thursday, November 8.

12 airlines agree to include debit card fees in headline ticket...

Twelve airlines, including easyJet and Ryanair, will no longer spring last-minute fees on customers paying by debit card, the Office of Fair Trading has said.

Budget carriers jacking up surcharges before summer holidays

Budget airlines are sneakily ramping up surcharges for millions of passengers before the summer holidays.

UK carriers scream bloody murder over passenger duty hike

Four of the UK's leading airlines have slammed planned increases in airline passenger duty (APD) , claiming that the planned increase will reduce passenger numbers and hinder economic recovery.

Speakers from TUI, easyJet and Expedia to take part in WTM...

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has completed its WTM Vision Conference-London high-level executive panel session with senior representation from TUI, easy

Speculation grows over involvement of EasyJet’s Stelios in African LCCs

(eTN) - Over the past weeks, speculation has been growing in Eastern Africa about a potential involvement by former EasyJet’s top executive, Stelios Iannou, said to consider joining hands with Lonrh

EasyJet plans to start assigning seats on its flights

Budget airline passengers could soon be spared the ordeal of a seating free-for-all when they board their flights.

Switzerland is setting new trends

Things are different these days in Switzerland.

Portugal honors its best in travel and tourism

PORTUGAL (eTN) - It was a marvelous summer-end evening in golden Alentejo, as hundreds of travel trade people drove from all over Portugal to attend the top national award recognition event, The PUBLI

Stelios: Fastjet to compete with EasyJet

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the entrepreneur behind easyJet, has threatened to take on the budget airline he founded by launching a rival after accusing the management of running a smear campaign agains

Marseille on top of Air France offensive in French regions

PARIS, France (eTN) - Over the last decade, Air France's policy to concentrate its activity only at its major hubs – Paris CDG, Orly, for domestic flights, as well as Lyon - led to a weakening of th

EasyJet takes delivery of its 200th Airbus aircraft

easyJet, have marked becoming the world’s youngest and quickest airline to reach a fleet of 200 Airbus aircraft, at a ceremony in Toulouse.

EasyJet to test volcanic ash detection system

LONDON, England - British budget airline easyJet is preparing to test a volcanic ash detection system on a research aircraft, it says.

Put your game face on and head to Wild Jordan

Jordan has unveiled a formidable ecotourism option to its growing list of diverse travel and tourism products.

easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - UK’s low-cost carrier easyJet started a thrice-weekly service from London’s Gatwick Airport to the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, beginning today.

Passengers “forced to go hungry” on Israel flight

British budget airline had to apologize to its Jewish customers after loading ham and bacon baguettes on to the flight instead of the standard kosher food.

Easyjet: Profits would be higher than expected

After Easyjet's announcement that full-year profits would be higher than expected, carrier's shares shot up 10%.

EasyJet plagued by crew shortages and ineffective rostering

LONDON - U.K.-based low-cost airline easyJet PLC Wednesday admitted it has crew shortages and ineffective rostering on some parts of its network that is hampering punctuality, an issue that has caused

Ryanair to pay libel damages to the founder of rival carrier...

LONDON - Irish budget airline Ryanair has agreed to pay libel damages of 50,100 pounds ($64,200) to the founder of rival carrier easyJet after running advertisements picturing him with a long Pinocchi

Airport news: Lyon airport more attractive than ever in 2010

LYON (eTN) - In the shadow of Paris but also of Nice, Lyon airport is now coming of age.

Volcanic ash detectors to be tested by EasyJet, Airbus

Low-cost British airline easyJet PLC unveiled plans Friday to test an infrared system's ability to detect volcanic ash clouds.

EasyJet appoints Guardian Media chief Carolyn McCall as new CEO

LONDON — Carolyn McCall, the head of U.K.

The gloves are off in European budget airlines wars

The "Cola Wars" of the mid-1980s was a dark time for the soft drink industry.

UK airline proposes in-flight weddings

Budget UK airline easyJet has announced its intention to hold marriage ceremonies mid-flight in a unique revenue-raising idea.

Easyjet celebrates Lyon base anniversary

Celebrating its first anniversary of its Lyon base, Easyjet presence has unveiled ambitious expansion plans in France’s second largest city.

Two top European airline executives plan to quit

LONDON - Two top European airline executives announced plans to quit on Monday, with the tough Continental economy exacting a heavy toll on some of the carriers least able to cope.

Clickair CEO sick of easyJet and Ryanair talks

Clickair is a low-cost carrier that is based in Barcelona, Spain. The LCC operates services from Spanish cities to 40 destinations in Europe. That is pretty impressive by any standard.

Budget airline cools its jets in tough climate

Budget airline Easyjet has seen its annual profits fall because of higher fuel costs, despite managing to increase passenger numbers.