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Stelios’ questions to be asked at the easyJet General Meeting on the 22nd May 2020, as at 20th May


    Stelios’ questions to be asked by easyGroup as a shareholder speaking for 34% of the shares of easyJet PLC at the General meeting to be held on 22ndMay 2020.As at 20May 2020 at 1737h BST

    These questions are directed at each and every one of the directors individually although we understand that the answers will have to be delivered by the Chair of the GM.We would even welcome written answers by each director in advance. We believe that there is a conflict of interest for John Barton to be chairing a meeting concerning his removal as a director.As precedent we cite the 2012 general meeting convened to debate the dismissal of then chairman Mike Rake –this was chaired throughout by deputy chairman Charles Gurassa.

    How many shares in easyJet PLC does AIRBUS control, directly or indirectly, via fund managers or otherwise? If the answer of the directors is that “they don’t know” then a follow up question is why didn’t they check with Airbus to find out?Why did the directors reject the easyGroup request to serve the standard statutory notice on Airbus for them to confirm or deny any interest in shares in easyJet?

    Can all the current and former directors since 2013 declare if they have ever met/had any dealings directly or indirectly with the following Swiss lawyers or their associates:

    Cyril Abecassisof Merkt

    Alexander Breuer of Quadris AG

    Marc Bonnant

    If the directors are not willing to reply with a simple yes or no, then the follow up question is why not? It is relevant for the survival of easyJet to confirm or deny any such links.

    In the opinion of each of the directors is easyJet PLC a “going concern”as of today? easyGroup would like each director to apply the same test (that of being able to pay its debts as they fall due for the next 12 months)as if the directors had to sign off an audit today. If they are not willing to reply yes or no to this question, then the follow on question is why not?

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    Media Coverage

    22/05/2020 – Daily Mail
    22/05/2020 – The Daily Telegraph
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    20/05/2020 – Sky news