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easyHotel Croydon offers that extra bit of Valentine’s luxury

13 February 2018
Leading super budget operator, easyHotel, promises an extra-special Valentine’s experience at its Croydon premises – with a four poster canopy for rent at just £5 a night!

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easyLand gets a new exhibit

12 February 2018
easyGroup's north London brand park on the North Circular Road is soon to get a major new exhibit. Alongside existing brand representatives that include easyGym, easyFoodstore, easyCar and easyBus, founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is planning to put an iconic emblem of his first "easy" branded venture – easyJet – on display.

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easyJet chairman’s Brexit update

08 February 2018
Speaking at the low-cost carrier’s AGM, John Barton briefed shareholders about next year’s Brexit plans.

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easyJet gets off to a flying New Year!

06 February 2018
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier today reported a near 10% increase in passenger numbers for the 12 months to end January 2018.

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New easyJet CEO volunteers pay cut

30 January 2018
Johan Lundgren has agreed a £34,000 pay cut only two months into his new role as CEO.

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Sir Stelios captured in oil at the NPG

29 January 2018
easyJet founder and philanthropist, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has been captured in oils with a specially commissioned painting in London's National Portrait Gallery.

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easyHotel expansion continues with Milton Keynes opening planned

26 January 2018
Sir Stelios’ super budget chain has acquired a property in central Milton Keynes for conversion into a hotel after receipt of planning permission.

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easyJet confident of further growth this year

23 January 2018
The UK’s largest budget carrier today said it was ready to roll-out a full summer schedule for its recently acquired Berlin-Tegel operation.

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Hight Court Judgement - W3 vs easyGroup LTD - Press release

12 January 2018
easyJet founder and owner of the easy family of brands, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has expressed his partial satisfaction at the outcome of a High Court case brought by French businessman, Mr Yannick Pons against his company easyGroup Ltd. Sir Stelios said:
"We went to court to protect our brand rights and we scored some significant points for the future protection of the easy family of brands".

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While awaiting judgement on his case vs easyGroup, Mr Pons has hit the news again – twice - with his Vivastreet business.

02 January 2018
Further to the easyGroup press release dated 8th November 2017 concerning the High Court (Chancery division) trademark case between Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (www.stelios.org) and Mr Yannick Pons, a French businessman and owner of the Vivastreet website, easyGroup, Sir Stelios' private investment vehicle and owner of the easy family of brands (www.easy.com) has issued the following update:

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Completion of Air Berlin acquisition by easyJet

18 December 2017
The UK's largest budget operator has finalised its acquisition of Air Berlin's operations based at Tegel airport.

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Air Berlin/easyJet acquisition gets go-ahead

12 December 2017
The European Commission has waved through easyJet's proposed acquisition of bankrupt Air Berlin. This will give the low-cost carrier an increased share of the valuable north German market.

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Daily Mail tells commuters to subsidise rail fares with proceeds from car rental

10 December 2017
An unused car in the driveway during the week can be put to work via the easyCar club says Daily Mail.

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easyJet pax numbers continue to surge in November

06 December 2017
Last month saw more progress in building passenger numbers and load factors at the UK's largest airline.

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easyHotel checks in room expansion plan

06 December 2017
A big increase in rooms coming online helped easyHotel boost revenues by nearly 40%. The super-budget chain also has further expansion plans for Oxford, Cardiff and Newcastle.

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easyJet annual report and accounts 2017

05 December 2017
Low-cost carrier easyJet has published its 2017 report & accounts.

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easyHotel welcomes K9 companions

04 December 2017
The super budget chain's Old St hotel in London now offers overnight stays for dogs.

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The gathering of the "easy" clan

27 November 2017
Over 30 licensees signed up to the "easy" family of brands held one their regular get togethers at the branding group's Kensington HQ. Held 3-4 times a year, these events allow "easy" franchisees to exchange views on a variety of topics, including start-up procedures, advertising , marketing, branding as well as actions to avoid brand potential infringement.

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Pricing climate for easyJet improves despite profits slump

21 November 2017
Full year figures from the UK's largest budget airline show profits down 17% but pricing outlook firmer.

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easyHotel to open in The Hague and Maastricht

16 November 2017
The UK's best known super-budget hospitality brand will open franchised hotels in two major Dutch cities – The Hague and Maastricht.

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easyHotel takes over Tune property in Newcastle

15 November 2017
The super budget hospitality chain, part owned by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has announced its acquisition of an existing 104 room hotel in Newcastle on a 25 year lease, previously part of the Tune group.

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easyJet appoints new CEO

10 November 2017
TUI's deputy CEO Johan Lundgren will takeover from Dame Carolyn McCall on 1 December.

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Sir Stelios goes to court to stop unauthorised use of EASY brand

08 November 2017
On Tuesday 14th November 2017, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (Stelios), entrepreneur and philanthropist (www.stelios.org) and owner of the EASY family of brands (www.easy.com ) ,will go to the High Court in London to attempt to stop another businessman's unauthorised use of the EASY brand.

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easyJet pax numbers show continued growth in October

06 November 2017
The UK's largest carrier has posted a 10% improvement in passenger umbers despite the French ATC strike.

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easyJet lands £40m Air Berlin deal

30 October 2017
The UK's largest carrier has agreed to take on landing slots as well as aircraft from the failed airline's Berlin-Tegel hub, making it the largest operator in German capital.

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easyHotel to open in Cardiff

30 October 2017
The super budget hospitality chain is set to build a brand new 120-room hotel in Cardiff's city centre.

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easyCar set to benefit from city congestion cutting plans

15 October 2017
easyCar's Car Cub is highlighted as a main beneficiary of road calming schemes in big cities.

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easyHotel books in another promising result

10 October 2017
Year-end trading statement from the super-budget hotel chain outlines an exciting opening schedule.

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easyCoffee brews up expansion plans

07 October 2017
easyCoffee is set to ramp up its store opening programme across the UK following a successful £2m raise from private equity group, Jaguar Alternatives.

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easyJet expects 2016 profits to top end of forecast

06 October 2017
UK's leading airline has published a pre-close statement in advance of full announcement expected on 21 November.

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September pax figures show continuing growth for easyJet

05 October 2017
The UK's leading carrier has released September traffic stats with 11% yoy growth in passengers to 7.7m and load factor up 2.5ppt to 93.6%, given capacity growth of 8%.

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Burnley's easyCoffee launch is a perfect brew with customers

30 September 2017
The Uk's leading discount coffee chain today launched its newest store in Burnley.

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easyJet outlines future strategy at capital markets day

27 September 2017
View the major presentation to investors by the UK's largest airline managers.

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Online estate agencies – the full story

24 September 2017
Sunday Times features easyProperty in its special report on the sector.

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easyJet goes worldwide!

13 September 2017
A virtual digital hub will let easyJet passengers book onward connections to north America, the middle east and beyond. This new venture with Norwegian and WestJet airlines means easyJet customers can make round-trip bookings without all the fuss common with legacy code sharing agreements.

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Hastings United gets a new sponsor!

08 September 2017
easyCoffee, the UK's fastest growing beverage franchise has signed a sponsorship deal with a local football team…surely that will put some froth in their performance!!!

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easyHotel opens in Manchester

07 September 2017
Super budget operator easyHotel has declared its latest property open with Mayor Andy Burnham in attendance at the ribbon cutting celebrations. After months of work, Manchester's first easyHotel offers visitors a stay in the vibrant Northern Quarter from just £20 a night.

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Lost your phone charger…..???

07 September 2017
Then don't worry if you're staying at an easyHotel. All our rooms will soon have courtesy charge points.

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easyJet hits 8m pax in August

06 September 2017
The UK's largest budget airline has recorded a near 10% increase in passenger number for August compared with last year.

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easyStorage is coming soon at a depot near you

18 August 2017
easyStorage is the newest addition to the easy family of brands aiming to provide consumers with a low cost solution to their storage needs launching in 2018.

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Top tips from easyCar to cut motoring costs

13 August 2017
easyCar CEO Richard Laughton looks at how vehicle costs can be kep to a minimum.

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easyGym to open in Bradford

07 August 2017
Leading no-frills fitness chain is to open in Bradford shortly.

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Don't write off the "gig economy" says easyCar

07 August 2017
easyCar CEO Richard Laughton has told the Mail on Sunday that the "gig economy" will survive the current spate of adverse court judgements.

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Passengers flock to summer sun via easyJet

04 August 2017
July statistics for the leading low cost carrier show a near 10% increase on the same month last year with further improvements in load factors.

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GAME, SET AND MATCHED! - easyTennis launches today

02 August 2017
Entrepreneur Ganesh Rao has teamed up with Sir Stelios to promote easyTennis, the UK's first online tennis club.

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Smart new Ford Transits to run easyBus' Manchester routes

27 July 2017
easyBus, the leading value for money airport shuttle bus operator, has upgraded its fleet to service new routes connecting Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Wrexham, and Chester, and Manchester Airport.

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easyCoffee opens in Scotland

26 July 2017
The UK's leading discount coffee house chain has opened its latest outlet next to Edinburgh's Haymarket station. easyCoffee is aiming to open some 200 outlets across the UK.

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easyJet goes on hiring spree

25 July 2017
The UK's largest low-cost carrier has started a major recruitment campaign for 1200 cabin crew.

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easyJet points to profits recovery in 2017

20 July 2017
The UK's largest low cost carrier has pointed to a profits recovery with the release of Q3 results forecasting full year profits of up to £420m.

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easyJet CEO to stand down by Christmas

17 July 2017
Dame Carolyn McCall has announced her decision to hand over the controls at the UK's largest budget carrier by he end of 2017. Chairman John Barton said the search had started for a replacement.

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easyHotel to open in Sri Lanka and Iran

17 July 2017
Super budget hotel group, easyHotel has signed master development agreements to open in Iran and Sri Lanka.

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easyJet skirts Brexit ban with Austrian AOC proposal

14th July 2017
The UK's largest budget airline has formally applied for an Austrian AOC in order to prepare for any disruption arising from last year's vote to leave the EU.

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Summer sun boost easyJet passenger numbers

06 July 2017
easyJet continued to record impressive passenger numbers for June, the budget carrier has reported.

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easyHotel to open in Oxford

22 June 2017
The UK's leading super budget hotel brand is to open in Oxford. easyHotel, currently pursuing a challenging opening programme, has leased a site in the city's Summertown district for a 180 room hotel.

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Say hello to easyCar Pool!

12 June 2017
Looking for that shared ride to Glasto or the Isle of wight festivals? No money? Want to earn some extra cash? Then just book your ride with easyCar Pool, the latest addition to the easy family of brands.

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easyCoffee now being served in Hastings

12 June 2017
The Sussex seaside town is the latest site for easyCoffee, the budget ground coffee chain, opening last week to an enthusiastic clientele.

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easyProperty merges with GPEA to offer online and traditional service

08 June 2017
Leading online estate agent easyProperty and high street chain GPEA last night agreed a merger that will see the new company offering a wider portfolio of services and marketing to potential sellers.

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easyCoffee offers help to the homeless

07 June 2017
Over the last few months easyCoffee have partnered up with Depaul who support homeless people in the streets of London, by setting up a cafe style kitchen in their new headquarters in SE1. This will service the Depaul team and their visitors in their daily coffee needs. easyCoffee is working closely with Depaul to train their staff to barista level.

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May passenger returns show solid growth at easyJet

06 June 2017
Figures released by UK's largest budget airline show c10% passenger increase compared with May last year with load factor constant at 91.5%.

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easyJet founder Stelios to give away majority of wealth to charity

30 May 2017
Stelios today joins the group of philanthropists led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet who pledge to give the majority of their wealth to charity.

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easyHotel now offers a room with a view for just £1!

30 May 2017
Britain's best loved super-budget hotel chain is now offering iconic views of London from its Old St property for a quid.

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Hotel opening pipeline delivers 21% sales boost for easyHotel

23 May 2017
The UK's leading super-budget hotel chain today revealed a large increase in half year revenues to end-March. easyHotel's official LSE release is below.

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easyCoffee opens its doors in Blackburn

22 May 2017
easyCoffee, the budget snack and beverage chain backed by sir Stelios, continues to expand. Last week it opened its doors to coffee lovers in Blackburn – so watch out for a store near you!

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easyGym to franchise as next step in growth plans

19 May 2017
The values chain will soon be signing up franchisees across the globe as part of its plan to turn itself into a major player in the personal fitness market.

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