Strengthened by huge fourth-quarter profit gains, a short-haul operation that is making money for the first time in a decade and rising load factors and yields, British Airways Friday reported a £467 million ($880.7 million) profit for the financial year ended March 31, a 19.1% increase over year-ago net earnings of £392 million. BA's fourth-quarter profit of £83 million was nearly 14 times greater than the £6 million earned in the year-ago period. CEO Willie Walsh ...

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