Ireland-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair reported a 55% jump in net profit for the first quarter of its 2018 financial year, with the post-tax figure rising to €397 million ($453 million), compared to €256 million a year ago. It achieved the result on revenues of just over €1.9 billion, up 13% year-over-year (YOY). Passenger numbers for the quarter also rose 12% YOY to 35 million. Load factor climbed 2% to 96%, compared to the same period last year. Speaking in London, ...

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