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  1. 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...

  2. 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....

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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,...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. FT Alphaville

    June 13, 2012

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning, New York… Note:  Join FT Alphaville for a special session of US Markets Live on Wednesday — we’ll be covering...

  34. FT Alphaville

    June 13, 2012

    Stelios flies again (updated)

    Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet founder and on-going thorn-in-the-side of the existing board, is developing a new airline...

  35. March 14, 2012

    Goldman revealed as an investment bank

    You would need to lead a sheltered existence to feel shocked by Greg Smith’s article “Why I am leaving Goldman Sachs”,...

  36. February 23, 2012

    EasyJet chairman calls for majority protection

    EasyJet’s chairman has called on the government to ensure “majority protection” at companies besieged by activist investors...

  37. February 22, 2012

    Sir Stelios plans west African venture

    Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is planning to launch his new airline venture in west Africa in the coming months with up to 15...

  38. February 21, 2012

    Dominant shareholders create case for danger money

    Poor Bob Ivell. The Mitchells & Butlers chairman appears to be struggling to attract a high-calibre chief executive to the...

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