EUjet low-cost airline and flight news

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July 26th, 2005

EUjet suspends operations

As anticipated yesterday when shares in the PlaneStation Group were suspended from trading, EUjet has today entered voluntary administration.

Since this morning, EUjet flights from their base at Kent (Manston) have been cancelled. The future of the airline is unclear, and we have no details of any financial rescue package being offered.

easyJet have responded to the collapse of EUjet by offering stranded passengers due to travel inbound to the UK in the next 7 days reduced fares.

July 25th, 2005

Shares suspended in EUjet parent

Shares were suspended today for the PlaneStation Group, parent company of EUjet. It is believed that the reason for this suspension is their inability to secure additional funding required for EUjet.

PlaneStation were already forced to sell their 75% stake in the Kent International Business Park (in Manston) in order to raise additional finance.

At present, the future of EUjet is unknown, however flights today appear to be operating.

June 14th, 2005

Smart Wings and EUjet codeshare

Smart Wings and EUjet have announced that they will cooperate on a route from Kent (Manston) to Prague. From 12 July 2005, Smart Wings will help with sales and marketing on these flights. The flights will actually be operated by EUjet.

January 17th, 2005

EUjet announces new route to Palma

EUjet are due to launch a new weekly route from Shannon to Palma (Mallorca) on 01 May.

December 17th, 2004

EUjet announce new summer routes

EUJet will commence 8 new routes from Kent (Manston) for the summer 2005. From 27 March they will launch new flights to Alicante, Budapest, Belfast (International), Newcastle, Girona and Cologne-Bonn. From 01 May they will launch routes to Seville and Valencia.

September 27th, 2004

Planestation to buy EUjet

Planestation, the company which owns Kent (Manston) airport which recently became the base of EUjet is to buy EUjet. At present, they already own 30% of the airline which only began flying on 01 September 2004.

Under the proposed purchase, they are expected to hold a 100% stake in the company.

In other news, EUjet were due to begin flying from Kent (Manston) to Milan (Orio al Serio) on 04 October 2004, but have dropped the route from their schedules.

September 15th, 2004

EUJet cuts back routes before launch

EUJet, a new low-cost airline based at Kent (Manston) began flying just 2 weeks ago. Already they have cut 2 routes from their schedule, both of which they were due to start today.

They were planning to fly from Dublin to Shannon and apparently had an agreement with Aer Lingus that they would stop flying this route in order to stimulate demand in their direction. EUJet have indicated that the reason they have dropped this route is because Aer Lingus have not altered their schedules.

In addition, they appear to have dropped the route between their 2 hub airports, Shannon and Kent (Manston), which was due to launch today.

July 11th, 2004

EUjet annoucnes new route to Faro

From 19 September 2004, the new budget start-up EUjet will begin flying from Shannon to Faro.

May 20th, 2004

EUjet plans British budget launch for September 04

EUjet have announced, after a much anticipated wait, that they will begin a budget operation primarily based at Kent (Manston), an airport the owners would like to see dubbed as ‘London-Manston’. They will also have a 2nd hub at Shannon in Ireland.

From Manston, EUjet are scheduled to fly to a range of destinations in Europe, flights beginning in September include: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, Faro, Girona, Jersey, Murcia, Nice and Prague.

Further routes are due to begin from Manston in October, including: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan (Malpensa) and Palma (Mallorca). Their final batch of new routes (still from Manston!) are scheduled to take-off in December, including: Geneva, Salzburg, Toulouse, Turin and Zurich.

Their routes from Shannon are due to begin from September (again over a period of months), to Dublin, Geneva, Malaga and Murcia.

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