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EasyJet lobbied against green taxes before receiving £600m government loan

On Apr 30, 2020
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Months before receiving £600m government loan, easyJet's CEO pushed UK ministers away from introducing an environmental tax on flights.

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EasyJet takes €690 million in public money while telling governments: don't dare tax us Airline bailouts must come with green strings attached: take up cleaner fuels + start paying tax like the rest of us https://t.co/JSJdUHrvqL
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EasyJet lobbied against green taxes before receiving £600m government loan

EasyJet lobbied against green taxes before receiving £600m government loan

Months before receiving £600m government loan, easyJet's CEO pushed UK ministers away from introducing an environmental tax on flights.

EasyJet grounds entire fleet of planes because of coronavirus crisis

EasyJet grounds entire fleet of planes because of coronavirus crisis

Firm wants to reduce £4.5bn in spending, including payments for new aircraft from Airbus

EasyJet Seizes on Thomas Cook’s Demise With New Packaged Vacation Offerings

EasyJet Seizes on Thomas Cook’s Demise With New Packaged Vacation Offerings

With Thomas Cook departing the scene, now seems an opportune moment for EasyJet to leap headlong into the package holiday market.

Airline bosses, asked to trade places, reveal tensions of the industry

Airline bosses, asked to trade places, reveal tensions of the industry

Airline chiefs from the top five operators in Europe on Wednesday were asked a s...

Singapore Airlines share price: a preview of Q3 earnings

Singapore Airlines share price: a preview of Q3 earnings

Singapore Airlines share price: a preview of Q3 earnings

Aviation in freefall as British Airways suspends Gatwick flights - but green campaigners want strings attached to government help

Aviation in freefall as British Airways suspends Gatwick flights - but green campaigners want strings attached to government help

Aviation sector is in crisis, but environmentalists want any government support to save the industry to come with green strings

EasyJet Will Now Pay for Carbon Offsets on All Its Flights

EasyJet Will Now Pay for Carbon Offsets on All Its Flights

It's the first major airline in the world to offset all its carbon—without passing the cost on to passengers.

A bumper harvest of airlines at this year’s WTM!

A bumper harvest of airlines at this year’s WTM!

It's been an amazing 5 years since we last had easyJet in the interview hot seat at WTM! Then Carolyn McCall had not long arrived as the airline's new CEO and now it's the turn of her ...

JetBlue's Stoyanova Looks to the IFC Horizon

JetBlue's Stoyanova Looks to the IFC Horizon

Mariya Stoyanova, JetBlue’s head of product development, is the very definition of an In Flight Connectivity (IFC) influencer. She is one of the leaders behind JetBlue’s remarkable progress ...

Lufthansa chief and Indigo Partners co-founder receive top honours at Airline Strategy Awards

Lufthansa chief and Indigo Partners co-founder receive top honours at Airline Strategy Awards

LONDON - Carsten Spohr, the chief executive of Lufthansa Group, and William A “Bill” Franke, the co-founder and managing partner at Indigo Partners, took the top honours at the 2019 Airline ...

Government and airlines working to get British passengers affected by Coronavirus back to the UK

Government and airlines working to get British passengers affected by Coronavirus back to the UK

British tourists abroad should check the website of their travel provider and Foreign Office travel advice for the latest information.