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EasyJet. (News Briefs: Europe Report).(reports pre-tax profit)(Brief Article)

EasyJet reported a pre-tax profit of [pounds sterling]71.6 million ($112.9 million) for the financial year ended Sept. 30, a 78% jump from [pounds sterling]40.1 million in the prior year. Operating revenues rose 54.6% to [pounds sterling]551.8 million, with [pounds sterling]66 million or 12% of that related to the acquisition of Go. Operating expenses totaled [pounds sterling]419.5 million, up 51.9%, spurted by significant increases in airport charges and maintenance expense. Operating profits, including Go's contribution, rose 82. …

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