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EasyJet

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Average age of aircraft - 5.5 yrs, according to www.airfleets.net 21/07/14

EasyJet is reported to have the following aircraft fleet:
138 Airbus A319 100
64 Airbus A320 200




EasyJet is a low-cost airline based at London Luton airport.

The airline started operations in November 1995, having been founded by Stelios Haji-loannou, with 2 leased Beoing 737s flying from Luton to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The airlines strategy was to make flying as affordable as possible and encouraged travellers to cut out the travel agent. To this end, EasyJet was amongst the first airlines to offer online ticketless booking.

In 1998 EasyJet bought a 40% stake in TEA Switzerland and renamed it Easyjet Switzerland, then in 2002 EasyJet acquired GoFly, the low cost airline that had been setup by British Airways in 1998 as a rival, greatly increasing the size of the operations.

The originally operated on the principal of using only one type of aircraft that could be used on any route, choosing the Boeing 737, but then replaced these with Airbus A319s.

Easyjet Aquired GB Airways in 2008 and their Airbus A320's and A321's. The airline then decided to drop the A321's and add to the number of A320's

Easyjet has won many awards through the years and transported nearly 60.7 million passengers in 2013, a 4% increase from the previous year.



UK and Ireland Departure airport for EasyJet


Aberdeen(Dyce)(ABZ), flying to: UK

Aberdeen(Dyce)(ABZ), flying to: Switzerland

Belfast(Aldergrove)(BFS), flying to: Croatia, France, Iceland, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

Belfast(Aldergrove)(BFS), flying to: UK

Birmingham(BHX), flying to: France, Switzerland

Birmingham(BHX), flying to: UK

Bournemouth(BOH), flying to: Switzerland

Bristol(BRS), flying to: Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

Bristol(BRS), flying to: UK

Edinburgh(Turnhouse)(EDI), flying to: Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

Edinburgh(Turnhouse)(EDI), flying to: UK

Glasgow(GLA), flying to: Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

Glasgow(GLA), flying to: UK

Inverness(INV), flying to: UK

Isle of Man(Ronaldsway)(IOM), flying to: UK

Jersey(JER), flying to: UK

Leeds-Bradford(LBA), flying to: Switzerland

Liverpool(John Lennon)(LPL), flying to: Austria, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

Liverpool(John Lennon)(LPL), flying to: UK

London Gatwick(LGW), flying to: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

London Gatwick(LGW), flying to: UK

London Luton(LTN), flying to: Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

London Luton(LTN), flying to: UK

London Southend(SEN), flying to: Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

London Southend(SEN), flying to: UK

London Stansted(STN), flying to: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

London Stansted(STN), flying to: UK

Manchester(MAN), flying to: UK

Manchester(MAN), flying to: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

Newcastle(NCL), flying to: France, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

Newcastle(NCL), flying to: UK

Newquay(NQY), flying to: UK


News items relating to EasyJet


 07/10/14     Strike Action to Affect Easyjet Flights to and From Italy Tomorrow
Strike action by Easyjet cabin crew in Italy tomorrow (08/10/14) is expected to have an imact on flights although the airline states they are taking action to minimise the disrupti...More

 03/05/12     Easyjet Calls for Long Term Imrovements at Luton Airport
Easyjet has today published a Strategic Vision for London Luton Airport (where the airline has it's headquarters and is the airports largest operator), following on from the recent...More

 26/03/12     Easyjet Launches New Routes from London Southend Airport
Easyjet's Inaugural flight will fly from London Southend Airport today, the airline's newest base, heading for Barcelona. Carolyn McCall, chief executive of easyJet, commented; ...More

 16/06/11     Easyjet Announce Sothend Airport Routes for 2012
Easyjet has announced that it is start flying from London Southend Airport in Essex during April 2012, by which time the airports new multi-million pound terminal will have been co...More

 23/05/11     BA, KLM, Easyjet, Flybe, Loganair and Eastern Airways Cancel Scotland Flights
It is being reported that British Airways, KLM, Easyjet, Flybe, Lopganair, and Eastern Airways have now cancelled flights to, or within Scotland tomorrow, due to the volcanic ash c...More

 07/02/11     Easyjet Launches its First Route to Brussels
Brian Simpson, North West MEP and Chairman of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee today joined Paul Simmons, easyJet’s UK General Manager at the Liverpool launch of the a...More

 21/10/10     Easyjet Announce Permenant Base in Lisbon, Portugal
Easyjet have announced that they will open a new permenant base at Lisbon, Portugal, for the winter 2011 season. In the Announcement, the airline stated "Already the second larg...More

 04/06/10     EasyJet is First Airline to Trial Ash Detection Technology
In a press release published by easyJet today, the airline are claiming to be the first airline in the world to trial volcanic ash detection equipment called AVOID (Airborne Volcan...More

 12/12/09     Easyjet announce new Routes From Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood ) Airport
Easyjet have announced, that from 19th of April next year, they will be operating 5 routes from Doncaster Sheffield airport. According to the airline's website, tickets are alre...More

 09/09/09     bmibaby to Fill the Gap at East Midlands Left by Easyjet
bmibaby have announced 8 new routes from East Midlands Airport, just a week after Easyjet announced they are to close their base there. The new bmibaby routes for next summer ar...More

 03/09/09     Easyjet to Close East Midlands Base reduce Luton
Easyjet has announced that it is to close it's base at East Midlands Airport next year where it currently has 3 aircraft and employs 120 staff, and to reduce its flying programme f...More

 20/04/09     Easyjet Announce 3 New Routes from Luton This Summer
Easyjet have announced that they are launching three new routes from London Luton this summer to: Mahon, on the island of Menorca from 06/07/09 Montpellier in southern France fro...More

 06/01/09     Easyjet Launching 9 New Routes From UK for Summer
Easyjet are launching 9 new routes from the UK this summer(plus more routes within Europe). The routes are Newcastle to Malta from 2 April. Bristol to Corfu from 22 May and to...More

 08/07/08     Easyjet Announce 2 New Routes from Manchester
Easyjet have announced flights from Manchester to Sofia in Bulgaria are to start on the 11th of December and flights to Geneva are to start on 12th December. The Geneva route wil...More

 30/06/08     Easyjet launch first of their Winter Schedule
Easyjet are advertising the first batch of their flights for the period 2 November 2008 to 28 March 2009. This first batch covers flights from Bristol, Nottingham East Midlands, M...More

 10/12/07     Easyjet Announce New Routes from Bristol Edinburgh Glasgow and Luton
Easyjet have announced 6 more new routes for 2008: From Bristol, flights will start to Biarritz in south west France on April 23rd whilst on the 26th April, flights will start t...More

 30/11/07     Easyjet announce new route for Greece
Easyjet have announced their second route from the UK to Greece with flights from London Gatwick to the city of Thessaloniki, on the Aegean mainland coast. Flights will commence...More

 21/11/07     Easyjet Announce new Routes to Jersey
Easyjet have announced their first routes between the mainland UK and Jersey. Flights from Liverpool are due to commence on 31st March next year and flights from London Luton on...More

 25/10/07     Easyjet to buy GB Airways
Easyjet have agreed to buy GB Airways, including it's slots at Gatwick airport and 15 Airbus aircraft (A320 and A321) with an average age of 4.1 years. GB Airways has been flyin...More

 22/08/07     New Routes for Easyjet to Hamburg and Palma
Easyjet are to start a new route from London Luton to Hamburg in Germany on 05/11/07 and East Midlands Airport to Palma Mallorca, Spain on 07/02/08. The first of the two routes ...More

 06/08/07     Easyjet to charge for all Hold Luggage
Easyjet have changed their policy (following the lead from other budget airlines) to now charging 2 pounds or 3 euros for each piece of hold luggage when pre booked online, for fl...More

 03/08/07     Easyjet to Fly Belfast to Gdansk, Prague, Venice and Barcelona
Easyjet has announced 4 new routes from Belfast starting in the autumn of this year serving Gdansk and Prague in Poland, Venice in Italy and Barcelona in Spain....More

 01/08/07     Easyjet announces Glasgow to Paris CDG route
Easyjet has announced that, from 29th October, it is to strat flying from Glasgow to Paris Charles de Gualle airport in France, with prices bein quoted as from 21.99 pounds one way...More

 26/07/07     Easyjet now show Inclusive prices
Easyjet have redesigned their web site with one of the changes being that as you go through the flight booking process, you are shown the total price (including taxes etc) right fr...More

 19/07/07     Easyjet to start flights to the Island of Madeira
From the end of October this year, Easyjet are to start flights to the Portuguese island of Madeira from Bristol airport and London Stansted airport....More

 28/06/07     EasyJet launch their own Holidays
EasyJet are now offering holidays, protected via the Travel Trust Association, in competition with the traditional package holiday companies. According to the companies new websit...More

 18/06/07     EasyJet announce new route from Luton to Vienna for the autumn
The low cost airline Easyjet have announced their first route to Austria with daily flights from London Luton to Vienna commencing on 29th September. Prices start at 22.99 pounds o...More

 23/05/07     EasyJet announce Edinburgh to Paris route for autumn
The low cost airline Easyjet have announced that they are to start a new route from Edinburgh to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport from 10/09/07. This will be Easyjet's 6th new rou...More

 15/03/07     Easyjet new autumn route from Luton to Zurich
Easyjet are to start a new twice daily route from Luton to Zurich in Switzerland from 18th September. Flights are currently being advertised at 27.99 pounds one way including ta...More

 06/03/07     Easyjet to start Gatwick to Krakow flights in the autumn
Easy jet has announced a new route from Gatwick to the Polish city of Krakow, commencing 5th October with fares from 27.99 pounds one way. This will make a total of 38 Easyjet r...More

 28/02/07     EasyJet announce new route from Bristol to Milan
Easyjet have announced that they are to start flights from Bristol to Milan (Malpensa MXP) from 23rd June 2007....More

 23/02/07     EasyJet to add Edinburgh to Dortmund route
As part of Easyjets continued expansion from at Edinburgh Airport, they have anounced their intention to fly from Edinburgh to Dortmun, Germany, starting on the 30th May with price...More

 14/02/07     EasyJet publishes its environmental strategy
EasyJet have published their environmental strategy making major promises for action on environmental-efficiency saying - "It is time for a proper debate of the sort that has be...More

 09/01/07     EasyJet New Route to La Rochelle
EasyJet is to start yet another new route for the summer. From 14th July to 9th September, they will be running a daily service between Gatwick and La Rochelle. This is one of ...More

 03/01/07     EasyJet adds 3 more routes to Ibiza
Easy jet is start flights to Ibiza from Glasgow on June 16th, from Belfast on July 7th, and from Bristol on July 14th. Prices for the return flight including taxes will be from ...More

 18/12/06     EasyJet to add 3 more routes from From Edinburgh
Easyjet are to start 3 new routes from Edinburgh next year: Madrid starting 25th February Milan Malpensa starting 21st May Palma de Mallorca from May 5th...More

 13/12/06     EasyJet to fly from Gatwick to Palermo and Pisa next Summer
EasyJet are to start daily flights from Gatwick to Palermo and Pisa from 18th June and 3rd of April respectively next year with prices starting at ?27.99 one-way including taxes. ...More

 27/11/06     EasyJet announce new routes from Bristol and Newcastle
Easyjet are to start Bordeaux flights three times a week from Bristol from in June 2007. They will also be starting four flights a week from Newcastle to Krakow from April 1 and M...More

 22/11/06     Easyjet to include scheduled airline failure insurance for UK passengers
EasyJet has joined with Mondial UK to include Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI) in travel policies offered to its UK passengers. This is in response to concerns raised...More

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