It's good news for future travel that Easyjet have accepted their stance was wrong, let's hope it prevents it from happening again.
It's a shame it took 3 guys' holidays being spoilt to achieve this clarification.
Originally Posted by RobF
We do ask for passengers to notify us in advance of travel which did not happen on this occasion and this is always preferable as any issues can be discussed before the flight.
When you book a flight, you have to select, and pay for, sporting gun carriage. How is this not notifying them?