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Dita Von TeeseOn the cover of Playboy, December 2002. Cover of a book by Midori, featuring Dita Von Teese in bondage.
Dita Von Teese (born Heather Sweet on September 28, 1972 in Rochester, Michigan) is a popular American burlesque artist.
Von Teese is fond of wearing elaborate lingerie such as corsets and stockings, and, in her words, "puts the tease back into striptease" with long, complex dance shows complete with props and characters.
She was featured in Playboy magazine in 1999, 2001 and 2002.
She is also a leading fetish model and has been compared to Bettie Page. She also acts, in such movies as Romancing Sara, Matter of Trust, in which she is billed as Heather Sweet, and also in two films by Andrew Blake: Pin Ups 2 and Decadence.
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On December 3, 2005, von Teese was married to American musician Marilyn Manson in a non-denominational ceremony at Curteen Castle in Kilsheelan (County Tipperary), Ireland, the home of Gottfried Helnwein. The wedding was officiated by surrealist film director and comic book writer Alejandro Jodorowsky. They reportedly exchanged vows in front of approximately 60 guests, including Lisa Marie Presley, and she wore a royal purple silk taffeta gown by Vivienne Westwood plus a tri-corned hat and matching corset. The two have been a couple since 2000.
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The two have been a couple since 2000. Earned seats is a method of counting passenger numbers which includes all seats sold whether the passenger turns up or not, and also seats used for promotional purposes and staff business travel. They reportedly exchanged vows in front of approximately 60 guests, including Lisa Marie Presley, and she wore a royal purple silk taffeta gown by Vivienne Westwood plus a tri-corned hat and matching corset. These are "earned seat" numbers. The wedding was officiated by surrealist film director and comic book writer Alejandro Jodorowsky. easyJet has published the following passenger numbers:. On December 3, 2005, von Teese was married to American musician Marilyn Manson in a non-denominational ceremony at Curteen Castle in Kilsheelan (County Tipperary), Ireland, the home of Gottfried Helnwein.
. Now, flights can only be booked over the Internet except during the 2 weeks immediately before the flight when telephone booking is also available. She also acts, in such movies as Romancing Sara, Matter of Trust, in which she is billed as Heather Sweet, and also in two films by Andrew Blake: Pin Ups 2 and Decadence. Within a year 15% of bookings were made using the web site, by April 2004 the figure had jumped to 98%. She is also a leading fetish model and has been compared to Bettie Page. The planes were repainted with the web address. She was featured in Playboy magazine in 1999, 2001 and 2002. Internet bookings were priced cheaper than booking over the phone, to reflect the reduced call centre costs.
Von Teese is fond of wearing elaborate lingerie such as corsets and stockings, and, in her words, "puts the tease back into striptease" with long, complex dance shows complete with props and characters. Later he changed his mind, and easyJet became the first UK airline to offer online booking in April 1998. Dita Von Teese (born Heather Sweet on September 28, 1972 in Rochester, Michigan) is a popular American burlesque artist. When asked about the possibility of Internet sales, Stelios had replied that the Internet was "just for geeks". ISBN 0060591676. There is no incentive for travel agents to sell easyJet bookings because there is no commission, a standard practice for the low cost carriers. Dita Von Teese, Burlesque and the Art of the Teese, Regan Books, 2006. Initially booking was by telephone only, all the planes were painted with the booking telephone number.
Playboy's Sexy 100 February 2003. . 84 March 2002. When the last of the Airbus A319s has been delivered in 2007 easyJet still expects to be operating all its 32 Boeing 737-700s and to have completely retired its 737-300s. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. Easyjet converted 20 of its options into orders in December 2005. 78 March 2001. These were first introduced to easyJet's Geneva base, UK bases followed in 2004.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. In September 2003 it broke with its previous philosophy of operating just one aircraft type by ordering 120 Airbus A319s (and 120 options) with CFM56-5B engines . 75 September 2000. Like most low cost carriers at the time, easyJet initially operated exclusively Boeing 737 aircraft. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. * Includes 10 aircraft placed with easyJet Switzerland.. 74 July 2000 (pages 68-69). The easyJet fleet consists of the following aircraft (at January 2006):.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. A detailed list of cities served can be found in easyJet destinations. 72 March 2000.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. easyJet is claimed to be a more business-oriented airline than Ryanair, since it flies to major airports (as opposed to secondary airports) and has recently removed limits on hand luggage weight (within reason). Playboy's Girlfriends September 1999 (pages 76-81). It also holds a 49% stake in easyJet Switzerland. 69 September 1999. easyJet's main shareholder is Stelios Haji-Ioannou. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. In December 2003 easyJet announced it would open a new hub in Berlin, at Schönefeld Airport, from which it started flying on 11 routes from May 2004.
67 May 1999 - Mizuno (pages 28-29). Operations were boosted in 2002 with the acquisition of rival airline, London Stansted based Go Fly. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. easyJet was floated on the London stock exchange in October 2000. 66 March 1999. In March 1998 it purchased a 40% stake in TEA Switzerland, renamed EasyJet Switzerland. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. This caused much outrage among travel agents.
64 November 1998 (pages 84-85). Its early marketing strategy was based on 'making flying as affordable as a pair of jeans' and urged travellers to 'cut out the travel agent'. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. It was launched by Stelios Haji-Ioannou with two leased Boeing 737-200 aircraft wet leased from GB Airways and operating two routes: London Luton to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Playboy's Body Language October 1998. The airline was established on 18 October 1995 and started operations on 10 November 1995. 62 July 1998 (Mizuno, pages 14-15). The Irish airline claims to be 50% cheaper than easyJet, despite their fees and taxes being up to three times more expensive than those of easyJet's.
Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. Ryanair has come under critisism for using agressive advertising techniques to inform consumers of their low fares. Playboy's Real Sex February 1998. As of September 2005, Ryanair flies more passengers, but easyJet has a higher turnover, leading both of them to claim to be "Europe's number one low cost airline". 58 November 1997 (Mizuno, pages 8-9). This is mainly due to the different range of airports used and Ryanair routinely scheduling flights to take thirty minutes longer than required. Playboy's Book of Lingerie Vol. Ryanair makes much of the fact that easyJet's average fares are higher and its average punctuality is consistently lower.
Playboy's Lingerie Model Search February 1997. easyJet places more focus on attracting business travellers as well as leisure travellers, although all its aircraft have single-class cabins. easyJet flies mainly to leading airports while Ryanair uses far more secondary airports to reduce costs. The two companies have slightly different strategies. easyJet and its Republic of Ireland-based rival Ryanair are by far the largest low cost airlines in Europe, and the rivalry between them is intense and sometimes vituperative (especially on Ryanair's side from its high profile chief executive Michael O'Leary).
. It is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. It was founded by easyGroup entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou, but it is now listed on the London Stock Exchange and easyGroup owns only a minority stake. It operates frequent scheduled services for leisure and business passengers and serves more than 200 routes between more than 60 European airports.
The company is based at London Luton Airport.
FL GROUP, the owner of airlines Icelandair and Sterling, holds 16,18% share in easyJet. The UK television station ITV runs a series called "Airline" featuring easyJet and its staff at work at Luton airport. This is facilitated by using the A320 centre fuselage section. Due to higher density passenger seating and the enforced extra safety requirement, easyJet's Airbus A319 aircraft have two pairs of overwing exits instead of standard one-pair exits found on all other Airbus A319.
On 14 December 2004, easyJet and Hotelopia, a subsidiary of First Choice Holidays, launched a co-branded easyJetHotels accommodation booking service. Year ended 30 September 1999: 3,100,000. Year ended 30 September 2000: 5,600,000. Year ended 30 September 2001: 7,100,000.
Year ended 30 September 2002: 11,400,000. Year ended 30 September 2003: 20,332,973. Year ended 30 September 2004: 24,343,649. Year ended 30 September 2005: 29,557,640.
32 Boeing 737-700. 16 Boeing 737-300. 60 Airbus A319-100* (further 80 on order). Orly Airport, Paris (ORY).
Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA),. Newcastle Airport (NCL),. Malpensa International Airport (MXP),. London Stansted (STN),.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL),. Glasgow International Airport (GLA),. Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA),. Edinburgh (EDI),.
Dortmund Airport (DTM),. Bristol International Airport (BRS),. Berlin Schönefeld (SXF),. Belfast International Airport (BFS),.