Virgin Blue Holdings blamed a one-off charge associated with establishment of its V Australia subsidiary and its fuel hedges for a net loss of A$101.4 million ($65.3 million) in the six months ended Dec. 31 compared to a A$113.3 million profit in the year-ago semester. The loss was in line with market expectations and due almost entirely to A$80.8 million in hedging losses and a nonrecurring A$60 million charge related to V Australia. It occurred despite an 11.5% year-over-year increase in ...

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