EasyJet expects higher 2023 profit as booking strength continues

EasyJet PLC said Wednesday that it expects to beat fiscal 2023 market consensus for pretax profit after first-quarter revenue rose, and that booking strength continues across the second quarter and into the summer season.

The U.K. low-cost carrier UK:EZJ said it expects to beat market consensus of a pretax profit of 126 million pounds ($155.3 million).

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