EasyJet

Jan 11 '17 12:40

Schiphol opened its doors for too many airlines and that is why the airport is now nearing its limit in flight movements, according to airline KLM. That means that KLM can no longer grow at the airport and that is bad for the economy, KLM CEO Pieter Elbers said to newspaper AD on Wednesday.

Nov 3 '16 12:20

Budget airline easyJet and union VNV reached an agreement on a collective bargaining agreement for easyJet pilots stationed in the Netherlands, NOS reports.

Aug 23 '16 08:06

Four recent strikes by easyJet pilots stationed at Schiphol airport affected more than 4 thousand travelers, Financieele Dagblad reports based on figures from claims organization EUclaim.

Aug 22 '16 07:28

EasyJet is cancelling 14 flights taking off from Amsterdam on Monday due to another pilot strike announced on Sunday night. This is the fourth pilot strike for the Schiphol based easyJet pilots in a short time.

Aug 11 '16 10:10

EasyJet cancelled seven flights on Thursday morning due to their Schiphol-based pilots striking for a better collective bargaining agreement. The strike was from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Aug 1 '16 07:32

EasyJet pilots stationed in Amsterdam are striking again on Monday morning, pilots union VNV announced. This third strike is taking place between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Jul 22 '16 11:55

EasyJet pilots will soon be striking again, Joost van Doesburg of pilots union VNV said to NU.nl on Friday. "I can't say when the actions will take place exactly. The judge implemented a ban for the next two days, but actions will follow shortly"

Jul 4 '16 18:15

British budget airline Easyjet would want to leave the United Kingdom, possibly choosing the Netherlands as the company's new home base. The firm has asked for an aviation license outside of the country to maintain wider access to European airspace, reports Sky News.

Jun 22 '16 11:10

EasyJet pilots stationed at Schiphol Airport will be striking again on Friday, the association of Dutch pilots VNV announced. This strike will go on for 24 hours, which means the pilots will not work at all on Friday

Jun 14 '16 08:51

EasyJet pilots stationed at Schiphol are striking from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. today, but all flights to and from Amsterdam are continuing as scheduled. According to pilots association VNV, this is because the airline hired temp pilots from abroad to cross the picketing line and take over the flights

Jun 13 '16 09:08

The Amsterdam-based pilots and crew members of budget airline EasyJet will be striking on Tuesday, the association of Dutch pilots VNV announced

Jun 8 '16 15:30

Easyjet pilots and crew stationed in Amsterdam are planing protest actions for a better collective bargaining agreement. In the coming weeks this will mean strikes that can lead to delays or even cancelled flights, Dutch pilots association VNV announced on Wednesday

Mar 25 '16 14:15

Transavia is finally settled in at Munich, the Dutch budget airline's first foreign base, and its first flight departs from the airport on Friday. Air France-KLM hopes to soon have its budget subsidiary competing with Ryanair and EasyJet, but not necessarily on price. Transavia will compete on service, CEO Mattijs ten Brink said

Mar 4 '16 07:39

A British man was removed from an easyJet flight from London to Amsterdam after a fellow passenger accused him of being a terrorist. The other passenger looked at his phone over his shoulder and saw a WhatsApp group called "ISI men". He misread it as "ISIS men"

Dec 22 '15 10:06

Dutch travelers are increasingly opting for budget airlines on their travels. More than 33 percent of all passengers going through a Dutch airport last year traveled with a cheap airline like Transavia, Ryanair or Easyjet, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Tuesday.

Dec 9 '15 10:16

Dutch airline KLM plans to lure passengers away from competitors like EasyJet with more destinations and lower prices, CEO Pieter Elbers said

Nov 18 '15 13:45

British budget airline EasyJet is planning to continue its expansion at Schiphol Airport. The airline plans to expand to six permanent aircraft at the airport in the summer of next year

Jun 17 '15 19:06

Air France-KLM joined the group of the five largest European airlines to lay out regulatory demands to the European Union. The airlines presented their demands as a part of a shared vision for a new EU aviation strategy.

Dec 10 '14 22:06

British budget Airline, EasyJet, is expanding their routes to vacation destinations at a rapid rate. The airline announced on Wednesday that flights from Amsterdam's Schiphol to Ibiza, Spain, Corfu, Greece and Palermo, Italy will be available from June 2015.

Oct 22 '14 12:08

Airlines in the Netherlands, conservationists and community organizations fear a half billion euro fiasco from the plans for Lelystad Airport.

Oct 16 '14 08:44

The head of the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, Camiel Eurlings, resigned overnight with immediate effect. Second-in-command Pieter Elbers took over for Eurlings, who lead KLM as President and CEO for four years, according to a KLM press release.

Oct 14 '14 17:32

British budget airline EasyJet will offer six new destinations for passengers traveling from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The airline will likely take passengers between Amsterdam and 25 different locations when they open up their new base at Schiphol next spring.

Oct 7 '14 11:13

Air France-KLM is creating a new discount airline to compete with the likes of RyanAir and EasyJet, the union representing Air France's pilots told newspaper Le Parisien. The news comes a week after the union ended an impactful strike over cutbacks at Air France and the firm's investment in budget airline Transavia, a work action that grounded flights for two weeks in September and cost an estimated €400 million.

Oct 3 '14 16:14

The pilot strike at Air France in September, which lasted two weeks, yielded about 5 million pounds (6.4 million euros) in extra revenue for budget airlines easyJet.

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