Sir Stelios's holy admission

With easyJet’s Luton to Tel Aviv service up and running, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the founder of the airline, who admits he has never been to Israel, says he “now has no excuse not to go”. Speaking at a British-Israel Chamber of Commerce breakfast last week, the entrepreneur was in jovial form as he addressed the audience: “Thank you for coming — but you should be on a flight to Tel Aviv.” And at £100 return, plenty probably are.

    Last updated: 10:00am, November 12 2009