We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

London, United...
posts: 261
Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

The founder of EasyJet fears the company may go bust because it is expanding too much.

guardian.co.uk/business/2013/jan/21/stelios-…

Barbados
Destination Expert
for Barbados
posts: 14,917
reviews: 187
1. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

This is an interesting development. I too believe U2 should take it easy and not come to the quick conclusion of ordering more aircraft. That would be truly unfortunate if Stelios sells his family stake.

Cala d'Or, Spain
posts: 3,193
reviews: 90
2. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

This is just Stelios mixing it up as usual.

Rather than buying new planes, he would rather have the money paid to him in dividends.

Their shares are at an all time high and they have just posted record profits.

Italy
Destination Expert
for Livigno, Lombardy
posts: 39,245
reviews: 139
3. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

Thanks for the info.

Leyland, United...
Destination Expert
for Playa Blanca
posts: 21,286
reviews: 42
4. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

<<Their shares are at an all time high and they have just posted record profits.>>

According to Stelios the profit is because people are paying a third more than they did four years ago.

travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/…

UK
posts: 42,183
reviews: 88
5. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

I noticed that, which is interesting considering the recent comments here regards Ryanair fares going up, you might assume that Ryanair and Easyjet fares would roughly track each other.

wirral
posts: 15,715
reviews: 74
6. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

His well-publicised and frequent criticism of the easyJet Board of Directors is nothing new. He got his way when they started to pay dividends on the shares.He must be a pain to the Directors who cannot help but be inhibited in their decision-making by Stelios. All he is now is a shareholder admittedly a significant one. If he wanted to retain control and influence he shouldn't have floated the company.

Not all his ideas turn to gold. Eg what happened to easyCruise/easyRentacar/easyHotel?

Newton Abbot...
posts: 2,459
reviews: 1
7. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

<< Eg what happened to easyCruise/easyRentacar/easyHotel? >>

easyCar and easyHotel are still going

Edited: 11:45 am, January 21, 2013
United Kingdom
Destination Expert
for Mauritius, Grand Baie
posts: 15,513
reviews: 981
8. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

He certainly is not easyGoing!

Amsterdam, The...
Destination Expert
for Amsterdam
posts: 24,355
reviews: 73
9. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

LOL Easy Cruise is still going too.

http://www.easycruise.com/pHome.aspx?cltid=1

Got any more bad examples WirralScouse ;-) check here first before posting though

http://www.easy.com/brand.html

wirral
posts: 15,715
reviews: 74
10. Re: Stelios may sell shares in EasyJet

But did they turn to gold as did easyJet? Please note I didn't say those other brands were defunct.