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easyJet expands Belfast base with 8th aircraft

Leading UK low-cost airline easyJet (U2/EZY) has placed its 8th Airbus A320 aircraft at Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA) for the launch of easyJets new service to Rhodes, Greece. The airline is operating its biggest ever network from Northern Ireland this summer with a 23% increase of capacity compared to pre-pandemic [read more]

An easyJet Airbus lands at Gatwick Airport (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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Q8Aviation signs SAF deal with easyJet

Aviation fuel specialist Q8Aviation has signed a deal with low-cost carrier easyJet (U2/EZY) to supply it with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The five-year-long agreement will see Q8Aviation supply easyJet with fuel that will help reduce the carbon used in aviation fuel and help it work towards the airline’s target of [read more]

Rolls-Royce AE2100
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Rolls-Royce set for Hydrogen fuelled engine test

Rolls-Royce has said that they are ready to begin carrying out ground tests on the first hydrogen-fuelled AE2100 aero engine as part of its race to net zero programme. Working in conjunction with low-cost carrier easyJet, Rolls-Royce is exploring hydrogen as a future fuel for aviation replacing conventional fossil fuels. [read more]

An easyJet Airbus lands at Gatwick Airport (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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easyJet to upgrade A320s with DPO software

easyJet (U2/EZY) is set to upgrade its Airbus A320 family flight management software with a fuel-saving Descent Performance Optimisation (DPO) update. The new software will allow the low-cost carrier to take advantage of Continuous Descent Approach (CDA) into airports saving fuel and reducing emissions whilst also reducing the airline’s noise [read more]

Easyjet A320neo (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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FIA22: easyJet firms up A320neo order

easyJet has firmed up an order for 56 Airbus A320neo family aircraft in a deal announced at the Farnborough International Airshow. The package of 56 aircraft includes the conversion of 18 A320neo aircraft to the larger A321neo. Kenton Jarvis, CFO for easyJet, said: “We believe this order will support positive [read more]