easyJet grounds entire fleet in response to coronavirus

30 March, 2020

easyJet announced (30-Mar-2020) it has now grounded its entire fleet in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the implementation of national lockdowns in numerous European countries. The carrier operated its final repatriation service on 29-Mar-2020 and has returned home more than 45,000 passengers in the past few days. easyJet stated there is "no certainty" as to when it will be able to resume commercial operations and that it will continue to monitor the situation based on regulations and demand. [more - original PR]