EasyJet to Halt Moscow Flights on Slumping Demand

  • Move follows `significant and sustained' drop in ticket sales
  • Carrier was handed route ahead of Virgin Atlantic in 2012

Four Airbus Group NV aircraft, operated by EasyJet Plc, stand at departure gates at the north terminal of London Gatwick airport in Crawley, U.K., on Nov. 6, 2014.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

EasyJet Plc will halt flights between London and Moscow as ticket sales are hurt by the combination of a slowing Russian economy and stricter visa-approval procedures.

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