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EasyJet eyes opportunities in Europe as airline sector heads for consolidation

CEO expects further growth in France, where the carrier has a 15 per cent market share and is second only to dominant player Air France

Ms McCall foresees a coming together of airlines, with Europe mirroring the consolidation experienced in the United States.

Luton, UK

EUROPE'S airline sector is on course for further consolidation, while the region offers "massive opportunities" for growth, according to Carolyn McCall, chief executive of British budget airline EasyJet.

"I definitely think there will be consolidation in Europe," Ms