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    1. November 20, 2014

      Younger generation moves away from owning a vehicle

      From next March, Londoners will be able to book electric cars using mobile phones and smart cards. The “car sharing” venture...

    2. September 26, 2014

      Get set for the estate agency revolution

      John Gardner, a reader, wrote in after my last column on the potentially disruptive effects that new technology could have...

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    1. June 26, 2014

      Not all AGM protests are centred on executive pay

      Exactly a year ago, Li Ruigang was one of the most unpopular directors at any FTSE 100 company – at least as far as...

    2. June 25, 2014

      Time to end WPP’s traditional summer grudge match

      The annual knockabout between WPP and shareholders is as much a seasonal fixture as Wimbledon. This year, 27 per cent of the...

    3. June 25, 2014

      EasyHotel IPO raises £30m, half the initial goal

      EasyHotel, the sister brand of the easyJet budget airline, has raised only half the amount it set out to achieve in its...

    4. May 13, 2014

      EasyJet first-half losses better than forecast at £53m

      EasyJet on Tuesday posted a smaller loss than had been forecast, helped by measures from cost-cutting to attracting more...

    5. April 17, 2014

      Boardroom trades April 19

      Shares in life sciences group Abcam were marked down in March after lower than expected sales in Japan impaired profits...

    6. February 16, 2014

      ‘Say on pay’ pioneers make it safely over the first hurdle

      The sense of relief from EasyJet that it had successfully navigated its annual meeting on Thursday was almost tangible....

    7. February 9, 2014

      Sir Stelios to vote down easyJet chief’s £6.4m pay package

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet’s founder and largest shareholder, is expected to vote against plans to award chief...

    8. November 19, 2013

      EasyJet chief says: vive la différence

      Carolyn McCall, easyJet chief executive, sees her airline as distinctly different to other low-cost carriers. “We don’t do...

    9. September 10, 2013

      Cash return hopes send easyJet soaring

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet ’s malcontent founder, has already seen the value of his stake rise 142 per cent over the...

    10. September 1, 2013

      The Academic Week Ahead: Sept 2 – 8

      Monday – September 2 Study business strategy online The University of Virginia Darden School of Business launches another...

    11. August 5, 2013

      EasyJet founder to open supermarket chain

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is poised to add supermarkets to his stable of Easy-branded businesses, which spans hotels to car...

    12. July 24, 2013

      EasyJet shares lifted by improved profits outlook

      EasyJet said on Wednesday that its full-year profit would beat market expectations, giving the airline a fresh boost in the...

    13. July 11, 2013

      EasyJet shareholders approve fleet expansion

      EasyJet investors have voted by a large majority to back a multibillion-dollar deal to expand its fleet, despite the strong...

    14. July 1, 2013

      EasyJet investors set to back jet order

      EasyJet investors are planning to line up against Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the company’s largest shareholder, and back a...

    15. June 18, 2013

      EasyJet agrees deal for 135 aircraft from Airbus

      EasyJet has decided to risk incurring the wrath of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, its founder, by agreeing to buy 135 planes from...

    16. June 14, 2013

      Fastjet ready for Tanzania take-off

      Fastjet has moved closer to achieving its ambition of becoming the first pan-African budget airline, having gained...

    17. May 15, 2013

      EasyJet makes case for buying more aircraft

      EasyJet made its pitch to investors for placing a large aircraft order, insisting there was a solid growth case for the...

    18. May 5, 2013

      Top institutional investors back EasyJet expansion

      Leading institutional investors at EasyJet are backing a new growth phase at the budget airline with an aircraft deal for as...

    19. April 17, 2013

      EasyJet goes to Next for new chairman

      EasyJet has appointed John Barton to be its new chairman, as Europe’s second-largest low-cost carrier by revenue closes in...

    20. April 16, 2013

      EasyJet shortlists Barton for chairman role

      John Barton, Next chairman, is a strong contender to be the next chairman of easyJet. The board of Europe’s second-largest...

    21. beyondbrics

      March 15, 2013

      SA budget airlines: bumpy ride ahead?

      1time it flew South Africa’s domestic air travel should be one of Africa’s most lucrative aviation patches. But with a...

    22. February 21, 2013

      EasyJet resists move to oust chairman

      A majority of easyJet shareholders have backed Sir Mike Rake as chairman despite a campaign by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the...

    23. February 18, 2013

      EasyJet considers all-Boeing fleet

      EasyJet is weighing an aircraft order that would eventually return its fleet to one composed entirely of Boeing jets, a move...

    24. February 18, 2013

      McCall flies high at easyJet

      When Carolyn McCall joined easyJet as chief executive in the summer of 2010, the most urgent problem she faced had little to...

    25. February 10, 2013

      EasyJet founder to vote no to chief’s pay

      EasyJet is braced for a bruising annual meeting next week after Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, who founded the airline in 1995,...

    26. January 27, 2013

      Rake to step down as easyJet chairman

      Sir Mike Rake is to step down as chairman of easyJet, in a move that should avoid a further dispute with Sir Stelios...

    27. January 21, 2013

      Stelios threatens to cut easyJet stake

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has fired another broadside across the bow of easyJet, selling off part of his stake in the...

    28. beyondbrics

      December 28, 2012

      West Africa: new airlines look to spread their wings

      Welcome to the new hub Start-up airlines have revolutionised air travel in Ghana over the past 18 months. Fares on domestic...

    29. December 19, 2012

      Fastjet eyes move into South Africa

      Fastjet, the Tanzania-based, London-listed budget airline with pan-African ambitions, hopes to move into the South African...

    30. December 6, 2012

      Airlines: Big potential for budget carriers

      As his passengers swigged free champagne after being chaperoned onboard an Airbus from the VIP terminal, Ed Winter picked up...

    31. November 20, 2012

      EasyJet doubles dividend on business boost

      A strong performance at easyJet during 2011-12 prompted the low-cost carrier to more than double its proposed dividend, as...

    32. October 3, 2012

      EasyJet lifts guidance despite pressures

      EasyJet on Wednesday raised its 2011-12 profit guidance by 9 per cent but warned that it faced significant cost increases in...

    33. August 13, 2012

      LA sale leaves renewal far off for BP

      Might the following statistics be in any way related? BP has sold a Los Angeles refinery and some US petrol stations for...

    34. August 13, 2012

      EasyJet founder loses vote to oust chairman

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s attempt to oust Sir Michael Rake as chairman of easyJet has been narrowly defeated in a...

    35. July 22, 2012

      Stelios calls for Rake’s easyJet ousting

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet’s founder, has written to shareholders urging them to oust Sir Michael Rake, the airline’s...

    36. beyondbrics

      July 6, 2012

      Africa: new frontier for Stelios

      Stelios Haji-Ioannou helped revolutionise European low-cost flying. Can he repeat the trick in Africa? The possibility of...

    37. July 3, 2012

      Sir Stelios moves to sack EasyJet chair

      EasyJet has been clipped by the fallout from the Libor scandal as the budget carrier faces a call by its biggest shareholder...

    38. June 13, 2012

      Sir Stelios outlines Africa airline plans

      Africa is a step closer to getting a taste of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s brand of low-cost flying, with the easyJet founder...

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