UK budget carrier easyJet is expecting a full-year pre-tax profit £620-£660 million ($965 million-$1.03 billion), despite taking a third-quarter hit from French air traffic controller strikes and the Rome Fiumicino fire. EasyJet’s 3Q revenue per seat fell 5.4% to £59.08, driven by exceptional events and the timing of Easter. The Fiumicino fire caused 773 cancellations and the strikes added another 591 to the total, jointly representing 1,364 of 1,463 flight ...

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