easyJet Makes Its Move on Berlin

easyJet Makes Its Move on Berlin

When airberlin finally went under, there was a great deal of concern that Lufthansa would pick up all the pieces and leave Germany without any serious competition. Fear not, competition-lovers. The good people of easyJet have other plans. And they aren’t waiting around – new service starts in early January.…

The Idea of Low Cost Carriers Connecting with Legacy Carriers Is Not New, But It Is for Ryanair and easyJet

The Idea of Low Cost Carriers Connecting with Legacy Carriers Is Not New, But It Is for Ryanair and easyJet

This week, the Financial Times looked at the purportedly novel idea that Ryanair and easyJet may try to cooperate with legacy carriers to transfer passengers. This would be news for those two airlines, but it’s not a surprise. While it’s certainly not something without precedent, this plan is a …

Topic of the Week: US Airways Gets a Preliminary Injunction Against Its Pilots Union (and a Bonus)

Topic of the Week: US Airways Gets a Preliminary Injunction Against Its Pilots Union (and a Bonus)

Earlier this week, US Airways finally got the preliminary injunction it had asked for against its pilots related to the operational disruption that’s been going on for a few months. This was a clear victory for the airline as the judge seemed to agree with US Airways in great detail. …

The EasyJet EcoJet

The EasyJet EcoJet

Let’s stick with the green theme today and take a look at easyJet’s new ecoJet concept. They released plans for a plane that would be 25% quieter, reduce CO2 emissions by 50% (though 10% will come from unrelated air traffic control improvements), and emit 75% less NOx than your run …

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