EasyJet posts wider loss in H1
Basic loss per share was 48.9 pence compared to a loss per share of 3.8 pence, prior year.
EasyJet has delivered a headline loss before tax for the six months to 31 March 2017 of 212 million pounds (headline loss of 5.65 pounds per seat) compared to a headline loss of 21 million pounds (loss of 0.62 pounds per seat) last year.
At constant currency, EasyJet delivered a headline loss before tax of 130 million pounds during the period. Basic Headline loss per share was 43.8 pence compared to a loss of 4.6 pence.
First-half total revenue up 3.2% to 1.83 billion pounds. Seats flown grew by 8.4%. Total revenue per seat fell by 4.9% to 48.80 pounds. At constant currency, revenue per seat fell by 9.7% to 46.32 pounds. ■