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JetBlue – Heathrow Slots Seal Transatlantic Plans?

JetBlue – Heathrow Slots Seal Transatlantic Plans?

After literally months of trying, it seems that JetBlue managed to secure slots in Heathrow, for its premium transatlantic flights. The airline has been preparing these plans for a long time. They went as far as designing a dedicated cabin (!) for these flights....
The easyJet ecoJet – Has Its Time Arrived?

The easyJet ecoJet – Has Its Time Arrived?

The ecoJet, an easyJet idea for an efficient airliner, seemed a bit ‘too out there’ when it appeared nearly 14 years ago. But is it far-fetched now? A recent article reminded us of this old concept. Back in June 2007, easyJet presented the world with ecoJet, their...
SAF – Short Or Long Haul? Who Will Need To Use It?

SAF – Short Or Long Haul? Who Will Need To Use It?

A disagreement on whether short and medium, or all kinds of flights will need to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has sparked up in the EU. Several European low-cost carriers wrote to the EU, demanding that it enforces any SAF quotas equally, on ALL flights....
EasyJet Receives £1.4 billion Five-Year Loan

EasyJet Receives £1.4 billion Five-Year Loan

easyJet announced a five-year loan facility, worth £1.4 billion ($1.91 billion), with banks underwriting it and UKEF partially guaranteeing it. Some describe it as a bailout, as it gives the airline valuable liquidity. And they are not the first UK airline to receive...
EasyJet – Airbus Agree On Aircraft Order Deferrals

EasyJet – Airbus Agree On Aircraft Order Deferrals

After refusing deliveries earlier this year, easyJet has now agreed with Airbus to push them back even further. The airline will pick up its next jet in 2022. But it will do so at a higher price than it originally planned. We have previously discussed how most...