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EasyJet is launching two new services to Nantes and Newquay from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA).

EasyJet has signed a deal with the Houses of Parliament to provide affordable travel to MPs as part of its strategy to increase the number of business travellers flying with the carrier.

Business travellers who like the convenience of easyJet but hate the mad dash for a seat when boarding will be pleased to hear that the budget airline is introducing allocated seating.

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou's bid to remove easyJet chairman Sir Mike Rake has been defeated by shareholders at an emergency general meeting.

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the founder of budget airline easyJet, will put a motion to a shareholders' meeting later today to push out company chairman Sir Michael Rake, arguing he has too many other roles.

A house divided against itself cannot stand - yet many business chiefs are damaging their companies with "paralysing control" and internal conflicts that demoralise employees, according to one entrepreneur and management consultant.

EasyJet has confirmed the addition of a new route to Jersey from its base at London Southend Airport (LSA) in Essex.

Transport group Stobart, which is headquartered in Warrington, has joined forces with easyJet.

London Southend Airport (LSA) is set to get busier thanks to EasyJet.

Budget airliner easyJet has reached an agreement with its founder and largest shareholder Stelios Haji-Ioannou, allowing the no-frills carrier to keep using the Stelios-owned brand name.

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