British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair slam UK quarantine measure


British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair have criticized the U.K. government’s decision to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine on international travelers, describing it as “unfair” and “disproportionate.”

U.K. nationals and international passengers traveling into the country from Monday — be it via airplane, ferry or train — will have to complete a form, prior to their arrival, detailing an address where they will self-isolate for the next 14 days. Failure to do so, or to provide accurate information, could lead to a fine of up to £1,000 ($1,270).

However, the measure has sparked some criticism, most vocally from airlines who are

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EasyJet to cut workforce by 30% as coronavirus pandemic weighs


An EasyJet Airbus A320 aircraft is seen at Malpensa Airport near Milan, Italy, October 3, 2018.

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British budget airline easyJet announced it would reduce its workforce by around a third, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on the tourism industry.

The company said it was looking to cut employee numbers by 30% to reflect its reduced airplane fleet and “improved productivity,” adding that it would launch a consultation with its workers in the coming days.

EasyJet said it would take decisive action to “remove cost and non-critical expenditure from the business at every level,” which

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EasyJet board looks set to win latest battle with Stelios


LONDON (Reuters) – EasyJet’s (EZJ.L) board looks poised to win a shareholder vote on Friday and deal a blow to its founder and long-term critic over the British low-cost airline’s plan to stick with a $5.5 billion plane order.

FILE PHOTO: Deserted Easyjet check-in desks are seen at Nice international airport during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nice, France, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, whose family is easyJet’s biggest investor with a 34% stake, wants to oust the CEO, finance chief, chairman and another director, arguing their plan for the airline to

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EasyJet admits massive data breach via cyber-attack


EasyJet has revealed that the personal information of 9 million customers was accessed in what the low-cost airline is describing as a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack.

EasyJet admits data breach via cyber-attack

The company announced that email addresses and travel details were accessed and it would contact the customers affected.

Of the 9 million people affected, 2,208 had credit card details stolen, easyJet told the stock market. No passport details were uncovered.

Those customers whose credit card details were taken have been contacted, while everyone else affected will be contacted by 26 May.

EasyJet did not immediately give details of how

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