The plane, which was decorated with more than 100,000 messages and holiday snaps from the airline’s customers, was the focal point of the event.
Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet’s founder and owner of the easyJet brand, said: "Today is the best possible opportunity to thank all the 30,000 people who make easyJet work on a daily basis. I want to thank those employees and sub-contractors – both on the ground and in the air – who have made easyJet over the last 20 years such a great investment for its shareholders and such a great brand for its customers."
Since its launch, the low-cost airline has carried more than 600m passengers on 4.7m flights.
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