Post-COVID Consolidation On The Cards In Europe

EasyJet aircraft
EasyJet rejected a takeover offer, but consolidation is likely to shape the industry in the coming months.
Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
The wave of consolidation in the European low-cost sector that the COVID-19 crisis was expected to spark has not materialized—yet. Since the pandemic began, industry watchers have been predicting a reshaping of the fragmented sector, but so far no large-scale merger and acquisition (M&A) moves have...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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