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EasyJet Operations Chief Bellew Quits Over Union Pay Clash

  • Departure linked to dispute how to handle union pay demands
  • Industry veteran joined from arch-rival Ryanair in 2019
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EasyJet Plc Chief Operating Officer Peter Bellew is leaving, just as the UK discount carrier grapples with flight cancellations and strikes disrupting its service.

Bellew, 57, who joined from low-cost rival Ryanair Holdings Plc in 2019, will be succeeded as interim COO by David Morgan, who has filled the role on a temporary basis previously, EasyJet said in a statement Monday.