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Ryanair profit before tax 948.1 million euros

Christian Fernsby |
Ryanair Holdings reported Monday that its fiscal 2019 profit before tax was 948.1 million euros, down from 1.61 billion euros last year.

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Profit for the year attributable to equity holders of parent fell to 885.0 million euros from 1.45 billion euros a year ago.

Earnings per share were 0.7665 euro, compared to 1.2045 euros last year.

The latest results included exceptional year 1 start-up loss of 139.5 million euros related to the purchase of Lauda, which was completed in December.

Excluding Lauda, pre-tax profit fell 30 percent to 1.13 billion euros, and attributable profit fell 29 percent to 1.02 billion euros.

Total operating revenues grew to 7.70 billion euros from last year's 7.15 billion euros.

Excluding Lauda, revenues increased 6 percent to 7.56 billion euros.

Group traffic, including Lauda, was 142 million guests, up 9 percent from last year.

Excluding Lauda, traffic increased 7 percent to 139 million.

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