Virgin Australia Airbus A330-200. By Rob Finlayson Virgin Australia reported first-half FY2012/13 net profit was A$23 million ($23.5 million), down 56% from A$51.8 million year-over-year. The airline’s fiscal year 2012/13 first half ended Dec. 31, 2012. Underlying profit before tax was A$61 million, down 36.5% from A$96.1 million in the year-ago period. Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti said the business was impacted “by the introduction of the carbon tax, the cost ...

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