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News: easyJet sees spike in pilot applications following ITV documentary

Following the airing of the two part ITV documentary, easyJet: Inside the Cockpit, the low-cost carrier has seen a significant increase in interest from budding pilots to its careers website. Visits to its careers page at increased to over 28,500 across both episodes during the two hours in which they were broadcast compared to typical user figures of 7,000 visits for a similar two hour period. The number of woman registering interest in its Amy Johnson initiative has also risen substantially.  easyJet’s Amy Johnson Flying Initiative aims to tackle…

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News: easyJet chief McCall appointed to lead ITV

easyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall will leave the low-cost carrier to join the board of ITV as chief executive. McCall has led easyJet for seven years. Prior to easyJet, she was group chief executive at the Guardian Media Group. Peter Bazalgette, chairman of ITV, said: “In a very impressive field of high calibre candidates, Carolyn stood out for her track record in media, experience of an international operation, clear strategic acumen and strong record of delivering value to shareholders. “I’m delighted we’ll be working together at ITV.” ADVERTISEMENT McCall will…

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