easyJet

Founded
1995
Type
Low Cost Carrier
Fleet size
323
Destinations
130+
Passengers per year
81,634,343

EasyJet is a British airline and one of Europe’s largest airlines and is the second largest low-cost airline on the continent.

History

EasyJet was founded in 1995 by the Greek Cypriot businessman Stelios Haji-Ioannou. In 1998 the airline extended their operation to Switzerland and took a stake in EasyJet Switzerland which was formerly known as TEA Switzerland. In 2017, just after the Brexit referendum, easyJet launched the European subsidiary easyJet Europe.

Quick facts

  • EasyJet is the second largest low-cost airline in Europe.
  • Easyjet is developing an electric plane in cooperation with Wright Electric.

Passengers

2015
69,828,383
2016
74,452,487
2017
81,634,343

Baggage

Passengers traveling with easyJet can take one piece of hand baggage with them onboard the aircraft. EasyJet Plus passengers or passengers traveling with a flex-ticket or passengers that bought an extra-legroom seat can take an additional personal item with them onboard. Checked baggage can be booked for an additional fee. Please consult website EasyJet for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

EasyJet has no Wi-Fi onboard their aircraft but will start a trial on a couple of aircraft based in Geneva in the near future.

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