EasyJet profits fall after 'difficult year' for aviation
EasyJet's profits have fallen during what the airline called a "difficult year for the aviation industry".
Pre-tax profits in the year to 30 September fell 17.3% to £408m, in line with guidance given last month. Passenger numbers rose 9.7%.
These are the last results overseen by chief executive Carolyn McCall, who is moving to become head of ITV.
"EasyJet's model is resilient and sustainable and we now have a huge amount of positive momentum," she said.
The headline profit figure would have been higher, but the airline was hit by "an adverse headline currency... read more
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