Pandemic pushes EasyJet to annual loss of £1.27 billion

A Lufthansa aircraft
A Lufthansa aircraft and an EasyJet aircraft stand on the tarmac after landing at Terminal 1, marking the official opening of the new Berlin-Brandenburg Airport (BER) "Willy Brandt", in Schoenefeld near Berlin, Germany
  • The chief executive of easyJet EZJ.L said that bookings rose by close to 50% on Nov. 9, the day when positive news about Pfizer’s vaccine for coronavirus was announced.

“We know that down the line people want to travel. Just by the news of the vaccine, you know, last Monday bookings were up close to 50%,” easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren told BBC Radio on Tuesday.

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