EasyJet aims to be among the last airlines standing
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As late-night Stansted habitués will attest, flight EZY217 to Glasgow is often the last one standing on the tarmac. But for operator EasyJet, being one of the last European low-cost airlines standing is anything but an inconvenience.
In the seven years since Dame Carolyn McCall became chief executive, data from website protectmyholiday.com suggests the company has outlasted more than 100 rivals — including Monarch, Alitalia, Air Berlin, VLM, Moscow Airlines and Lufthansa Italia. Not to mention Norfolk Air. And, although Dame Carolyn is now boarding the shuttle bus for a new job at ITV, the staying power bodes well: after four years of falling fares, it means easyJet finally stands to benefit from less capacity in the short-haul market.
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Posted: 22 Nov 2017 18:16:10