British Airways posted "reasonable results" for the fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30, with a pre-tax profit of £241 million ($421.9 million). The year-ago period's pre-tax profit of £293 million was boosted by £86 million earned from the sale of shares in Qantas. BA's quarterly operating profit rose 6.5% to £261 million from £245 million. The cost of the Gate Gourmet dispute and the associated industrial action affected operating profit by about ...

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