EasyJet yesterday reported a narrowing of its pre-tax loss for the six months ended March 31 to £17 million ($33.9 million) from £40 million in the year-ago semester and confirmed it expects full-year pre-tax earnings to increase 40%-50% over the previous year's £94.1 million. The LCC releases limited half-year results. It said revenue rose 14% to £719 million on an 11% increase in passenger numbers to 16.4 million and an 18% lift in ancillary revenues. The latter was ...

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