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Third-quarter revenues at easyJet (LON:EZJ) rose 14%, in spite of industrial action in France, leading the budget carrier to increase its guidance for full-year profits.
“EasyJet has delivered a strong performance during our third-quarter, driven by robust customer demand,” commented CEO Johan Lundgren. “The airline continues to go from strength to strength, attracting more than 24 million customers in the period.”
“With EasyJet on track for a positive summer trading period during the fourth quarter, we are raising our guidance for full-year headline profit before tax,” added Lungdren.
Shares in easyJet ascended 45.5p to 1,698.25p (as at 09:28 BST).