Irish carrier Aer Lingus reported an operating profit of €112.9 million ($142 million) for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up 19% from the €94.9 million reported for the year-ago quarter. The airline said this was the strongest third-quarter result since the financial crisis in 2008. Total revenue for the quarter was up 13.9% year-on-year to €531.1 million, driven largely by strong short-haul performance and transatlantic capacity expansion. Operating costs also increased during ...

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