EasyJet posted a net loss of £28.9 million ($52.9 million) for the six months ended March 31, widened from the £15.4 million deficit in the year-ago period yet a figure that "encouraged" CEO Andy Harrison, who said "successful cost reduction and revenue improvements, especially in ancillaries, have largely offset the considerable hike in fuel prices and the effect of Easter moving from the first half in 2005 to the second half in 2006." Revenues grew 13.8% to £629.5 million ...

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