EasyJet was voted ” Business Airline of the Year ” and ” Best Short-Haul Company ” at the Business Travel Awards, which are awarded by an independent jury of senior buyers.
“We are delighted to have won the Business Company of the Year and Best Short-Haul Airline, especially as they are awarded by the major players in the business travel industry. . This reflects the efforts we have made to continually improve the passenger experience of our business customers, evolve our services (Flexi, Speedy Boarding …), our network and our flight frequencies to best meet the needs of business travelers ” , commented François Bacchetta, CEO of easyJet to France.”To attract more customers, we are working to make our offer even more attractive thanks to the improved allocation of seats, Inclusive and Flexi rates, and safety check. Affordable rates, punctuality and friendly service through our leading European network are important factors in attracting and retaining new business customers. E asyJet operates the first European network and flies more than any other company on the 100 most important lines “.
The British low-cost airline says in its press release it carries more than 90 million passengers a year and has significantly increased its market share in the business travel sector, with more than 15 million customers traveling on business. It recalls that it “already has an attractive and well-established business offer, which includes a wide range of frequencies, one-off flights and an unparalleled network of major airports. “
In September 2017, easyJet announced the launch of a new Business team focused on deepening existing commercial relationships, innovating in distribution and managing local relationships as well as enhancing partnerships with the corporate travel sector. In financial year 2017 the number of easyJet business travellers was up 3.6% on the previous year, to 13 million.
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Over the last few years easyJet has continued to successfully grow its share of the managed corporate travel sector. Alongside famous low fares, a raft of innovations have contributed to enabling easyJet to compete more effectively with legacy carriers and gain a larger slice of the business travel market.
As part of its strategy, easyJet will focus on developing its business offering to facilitate collaboration with businesses. The three central elements being: