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  • easyJet posts record year for passenger numbers

    20 November 2018

    The UK’s largest airline raised its dividend after unveiling bumper annual profits as the low-cost carrier was boosted by the bankruptcies of rivals and flight…

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  • easyJet reveals softening load factors for October

    06 November 2018

    The UK’s largest airline saw passenger numbers jump sharply last month but extra capacity meant a lower load factor. Follow this link for further details.

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  • easyHotel opens in Leeds and Sheffield

    05 November 2018

    The UK’s largest owner, developer and operator of super-budget branded hotels, announces that it has opened three further owned hotels (Leeds, Sheffield and Barcelona) as…

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    easyHotel opens in Leeds and Sheffield
  • easyHotel now open for business in Spain

    23 October 2018

    Yesterday’s opening of easyHotel Barcelona is the latest phase in the super-budget operator’s European expansion program with 14 more hotels due to open in Spain…

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  • easyHotel to deliver 2017 results in line with expectations

    08 October 2018

    The UK’s leading super budget chain will report a successful 2017 as new hotel openings boost bookings and sales.

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  • Birmingham’s NEC hosts “easy”

    05 October 2018

    Over 10,000 budding franchise entrepreneurs packed into Birmingham’s NEC last week to see how some the UK’s leading brands showcase opportunities to likely franchisees.

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    easyGroup at Birmingham NEC
  • easyJet flies an extra 10% in September

    04 October 2018

    The UK’s largest budget carrier continues to show passenger growth as late summer bookings kick in.

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  • easyGroup to Netflix: “Time to turn off easy”

    02 October 2018

    After months of polite but unrewarding pressure, easyGroup has reluctantly decided to proceed with legal action against online media giant Netflix

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  • Full of beans at easyCoffee

    18 September 2018

    easyCoffee is actively looking for new franchisees to boost its presence on the UK’s high streets and shopping malls.

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  • easyJet’s August passenger numbers grow despite French ATC strikes

    06 September 2018

    The UK’s largest low-cost carrier defied industrial action by French air traffic controllers to post a small gain in passenger numbers for August.

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  • The Times highlights legal actions by Sir Stelios to counter brand theft

    14 August 2018

    Today’s edition reports on attempts by brand thieves “Easy Sky” and “Easyfly” to pass off their airline activities as part of the “easy” family of brands

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  • easyHotel outlines growth plan in UK and Switzerland

    09 August 2018

    The UK’s largest super budget hotel group has published an update of its opening plans in Wales and Switzerland.

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  • easyJet overcomes cancellation setbacks to post continued pax growth

    06 August 2018

    The UK’s largest budget airline has shrugged off flight cancellations caused by French ATC strikes to show a 6.2% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers for July.

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  • easyHotel to open in Dublin

    20 July 2018

    The super budget chain has acquired a freehold site in central Dublin for conversion to a 130 bed hotel.

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  • easyJet boss raises FY profit forecast

    19 July 2018

    CEO Johan Lundgren today revealed a near 10% increase in the low-cost airline’s third quarter trading report.

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  • easyCoffee to roll out 800 vending machine sites

    16 July 2018

    The UK’s latest coffee shop chain has just secured additional £10m funding to install its highly successful vending machines.

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  • easyCoffee hits the one million mark

    09 July 2018

    The UK’s best loved budget coffee house has just hit a major landmark – by serving up its millionth cup of its finest quality ground coffee,

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  • easyJet’s summer programme sees pax numbers rise

    05 July 2018

    The UK’s largest low-cost carrier has announced further improvements in passenger numbers and load factors in June.

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  • Starbucks and Greggs are our benchmarks, says easyCoffee CEO

    17 June 2018

    Nathan Lowry explains to the Telegraph how he came up with the business idea behind easyCoffee.

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    Nathan Lowry with Sir Stelios at easyCoffee.
  • easyConveyance makes inroads on the UK house buying market

    15 June 2018

    The low-cost conveyancer backed by easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is aiming to bring down the cost of moving house.

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  • easyJet works towards Brexit shareholding deal

    03 April 2018

    Budget airline chief Johan Lundgren says a deal is close on the question of UK residual shareholders in easyJet following the UK’s EU departure. Please click here…

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  • easyLand Park Royal Update

    30 March 2018

    The second easyLand location to be based in London is making significant strides in preparation for its launch. Watch this space for further developments.

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  • easyGym outlines expansion plans

    22 March 2018

    easyGym CEO Paul Lorimer-Wing was interviewed in Health Club Management magazine, where he talked about the company’s expansion plans. “When you think of successful global…

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  • easyHotel to open in Malaga

    22 March 2018

    The UK’s leading super budget operator is to open a 146 room hotel in the popular Spanish resort after signing a leasehold agreement with Continuum…

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  • easyHotel to open in Cambridge

    20 March 2018

    easyHotel, the owner, developer and operator of “super budget” branded hotels, announces that it has signed a 25-year lease on a site in the city…

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  • easy steps up to the clean energy plate

    15 March 2018

    Sir Stelios’ easy family of brands is helping take the lead in promoting and developing non-fossil alternatives to coal, oil and gas. As part of…

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  • easyGroup: going for growth at the British and International Franchise Exhibition

    08 March 2018

    Over the next two days easyGroup will be exhibiting at BIFE looking for new business partners to get in behind this new but iconic British…

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  • easyJet continues pax growth in February

    06 March 2018

    The UK’s most popular airline continues to attract customers with a 4% increase compared with February 2017. Please click here to view the London Stock Exchange…

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  • easyJet Guides the way

    02 March 2018

    The UK’s largest low-cost carrier, easyJet, is to help encourage more girls on to the flight deck with the launch of a new sleeve badge…

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  • easyLand 2 in the sun and the snow

    28 February 2018

    The north London brand park has just recently taken delivery of its latest exhibit. The rear section of an easyJet Boeing 737 – identical to the one…

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  • easyMoney launches in UK

    26 February 2018

    Takes on ISA market with targeted* 4.05% tax free rate easyMoney aims to revitalise ISA market for all investors First big name to offer Innovative Finance…

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  • Expansion plans: easyHotel to raise £50m via share placing

    22 February 2018

    The super-budget hospitality chain is raising cash via a share placing to acquire more UK and European properties for conversion to this much-admired easy format. Please click…

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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! Please…

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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…

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    easyLand exhibit of easyJet tailfin
  • 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. Please click here to view the full story.

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  • easyJet gets off to 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. Please click here…

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  • New easyJet CEO volunteers pay cut Copy

    30 January 2018

    Johan Lundgren has agreed a £34,000 pay cut only two months into his new role as CEO of easyJet. Please click here to view the full…

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    easyJet boss Johan Lundgren
  • Sir Stelios captured in oil at the National Portrait Gallery

    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. Artist Mary Jane Ansell used…

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    Sir Stelios in the National Portrait Gallery
  • 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. Please click…

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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. For full details…

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  • Hight Court Judgement – W3 vs easyGroup LTD

    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…

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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…

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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…

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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. Please click here to view the full story.

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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 of their regular get togethers at the branding group’s Kensington HQ. Held…

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    Stelios hosts easy family of brands meeting
  • 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…

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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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    easyJet boss Johan Lundgren
  • 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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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…

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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. Please click here to view the full story.

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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. The additional…

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