My Account Menu

CAPA Login

Register to trial CAPA Membership!

easyJet’s bout of Steliosis eases


easyJet founder and largest shareholder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has withdrawn demands that he appoint two directors to the carrier’s board. Stelios' original request follows a growing row with his fellow Directors, the central issue being the pace at which the airline should be seeking to grow in the face of the deepening recession. [1699 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • ...but remains concerned about the carrier's large aircraft orders
  • Seeking additional aircraft financing for future deliveries
  • Strong traffic growth in challenging operating environment
  • Continues aggressive market-share driven campaigns
  • Launches 14 new routes across Europe; new aircraft to be based at Liverpool and Manchester
  • New online foreign exchange service

Graphs and data:

  • easyJet fleet delivery plan: 2009 to 2012: as at Jan-09
  • Select European airlines' passenger traffic (mill) and passenger growth (year-on-year % change): Dec-08
  • Selected European airlines' load factors (%) and load factor growth (year-on-year % change): Dec-08
  • Select European carriers' passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth on European services in 2008
  • easyJet Summer 2009 expansion
  • easyJet route expansion from London Gatwick
  • easyJet total revenue per seat: year-on-year change
Please login to continue reading or find out more about CAPA Membership below.
This content is exclusively for CAPA Membership Subscribers

CAPA Membership gives you the latest aviation news and alerts, access to CAPA articles, reports, and our leading aviation data with optional premium add-ons.