easyJet plc (EZJ.L)
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BERLIN Easyjet is in talks to buy assets from insolvent Air Berlin , a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, adding that the talks centered on the German airline's slots.
BERLIN, Aug 15 Easyjet is in talks to buy assets from insolvent Air Berlin, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, adding that the talks centred on the German airline's slots.
LONDON Cautious comments by British budget airline easyJet on the outlook for summer pricing hit its shares and those of rival airlines on Thursday, overshadowing an increased profit target after a strong quarter.
* CEO McCall says "business as usual" ahead of ITV switch (Adds comments on search for a successor, new prices)
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - For easyJet, losing a chief executive is manageable. While Carolyn McCall, who has taken up the top spot at British broadcaster ITV, was the mastermind of the UK airline’s steep ascent over the past seven years, she leaves behind a financially and strategically sound company that can cope with a spell on autopilot.
LONDON, July 20 British budget airline easyJet raised its profit outlook on Thursday after it filled more seats on its planes while keeping a tight grip on costs during the third quarter.
* EasyJet faces uncertainty over Brexit (Adds analysts on easyJet, McCall comments to staff)
LONDON, July 17 British commercial broadcaster ITV said on Monday it had appointed Carolyn McCall, the boss of airline easyJet, as its next chief executive, replacing Adam Crozier who has already stepped down.
LONDON, July 14 British budget airline easyJet said on Friday it would establish a new airline in Austria to protect its flying rights in the European Union once Britain leaves the bloc.