Aer Lingus released its full 2009 financial results yesterday, three weeks after a preliminary announcement, and reported a €130.1 million ($175.2 million) loss that represented an 18.4% deterioration from the €109.9 million deficit suffered in 2008. Revenue fell 11% to €1.21 billion as ticket revenue dropped 13.6% to €992.7 million and ancillary revenue rose 16.2% to €173.9 million. Full-year costs were cut 6.4% to €1.29 billion and operating loss before exceptional items related to EI's ...

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