Alexandria, VA – Flight Safety Foundation announced today that European low-fare carrier easyJet has joined as a member of the Foundation. easyJet’s membership will support the Foundation’s safety programs.
“easyJet is a welcome addition to our membership. The airline flies more than 68 million passengers throughout Europe every year and has a core value of safety,” stated Jon Beatty, president and CEO of Flight Safety Foundation. “As the largest airline in the U.K., easyJet’s membership in the Foundation demonstrates their commitment to safety and we are pleased to welcome them.”
easyJet is one of Europe’s leading airlines offering a unique combination of route networks connecting Europe's primary airports. It has a fleet of more than 230 aircraft and operates over 700 routes throughout Europe, including strong positions in key airports at Europe’s major cities.
Geoff Want, Director of Safety and Security at easyJet commented, “Safety underpins, and is at the heart of, our whole operation and everyone at easyJet is committed to maintaining the highest industry safety standards. We are therefore really pleased to be joining the Flight Safety Foundation which is a leading authority in aviation safety.”
Flight Safety Foundation (www.flightsafety.org) is an independent, non-profit, international organization engaged in research, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to be the leading voice of safety for the global aerospace community.
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