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EasyJet CEO sees her pay soar

Easyjet's chief executive Carolyn McCall has seen her pay jump by more than a quarter, from £1.55m to almost £1.99m, including a £1.27m bonus.

The annual report for the low-cost airline said her base pay was frozen while profits and the dividend were up. Ms McCall joined from Guardian Media Group in 2010 and is likely to earn millions more from long-term bonuses as the share price has virtually doubled since then.