Low-cost service easyJet has mentioned it now expects to fly not more than 20 per cent of deliberate capability over the following three months.
The choice follows from France, Germany and the UK in current day to reintroduce stricter measures to sort out rising numbers of circumstances of Covid-19.
“We stay targeted on money generative flying over the winter season with the intention to minimise losses throughout the first half and retain the pliability to ramp capability again up shortly after we see demand return,” defined a press release to markets.
On the identical time, easyJet confirmed the sale and leaseback of an additional eleven plane with two counterparties.
The transactions generate complete money proceeds of roughly £130 million.
Ten A320 household plane had been offered to ACS Aero 2 Beta.
The money gross sales proceeds had been roughly £96 million, and the plane shall be leased again for a median time period of 58 months, creating lease obligations of roughly £67 million.
easyJet additionally offered one A320 household plane to JLPS Holding Eire for money proceeds of roughly £35 million.
On completion of those additional sale and leaseback transactions, easyJet now retains 141 totally owned and unencumbered plane, representing roughly 41 per cent of the fleet.
At this time’s gross sales following offers for 9 plane last month.