EasyJet A319. Photo: Courtesy, Airbus. EasyJet nearly doubled its net loss for the six months ended March 31 to £114 million ($186.6 million) from a £59 million deficit in the year-ago period, owing to sharply rising fuel costs, cautious consumers and passenger taxes. CEO Carolyn McCall pointed out that despite the difficult environment the budget carrier made “strong progress” in implementing the strategy outlined following its business review last year and ...

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