easyJet expects 30% capacity hit in 4Q2020 but booking trends ‘encouraging’ for summer 2020

    easyJet forecast (28-May-2020) a 30% year-on-year reduction in capacity in 4Q2020. The airline reported “encouraging” booking trends for its resumed operations from mid Jun-2020, with demand indications for summer 2020 improving, albeit from a low base. The airline also noted bookings for winter 2020/2021 are “well ahead” compared with 2019/2020, which includes passengers rebooking coronavirus-disrupted services for later dates. [more – original PR]