Ryanair on Friday raised its full-year net profit guidance to approximately €335 million ($426 million) and said it firmed options on 32 737-800s valued at $2.25 billion, bringing its total number of firm orders for 737-800s to 281. Deliveries are scheduled between September 2008 and June 2009. Ryanair said the price it is paying for the jets will give it "the lowest per seat operating cost of any European airline." It also forecast an 11% rise in earnings for the fiscal year to next ...

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