SInGAPORE_AIR
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Virgin Atlantic Makes H1 Profit Of US$28M / £15M

Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:57 pm

Virgin Atlantic has made a first half profit of S$44 M / US$ 28 M / £ 14.9 M.

Source: Singapore Airlines Limited
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Bongodog1964
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RE: Virgin Atlantic Makes H1 Profit Of US$28M / £15M

Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:05 pm

Doesn't sound a lot by European long haul standards

How does it compare % wise with BA AF etc ?
 
RichardPrice
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RE: Virgin Atlantic Makes H1 Profit Of US$28M / £15M

Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:12 pm

Quoting Bongodog1964 (Reply 1):

How does it compare % wise with BA AF etc ?



Quote:

Pre-tax profit for the three months to the end of June hit £195m, compared with £124m in the same period of 2005.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5244404.stm

Note that the figure in the thread starter is not VS total profits for first half 2006, its SQs share of total profits.
 
SInGAPORE_AIR
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RE: Virgin Atlantic Makes H1 Profit Of US$28M / £15M

Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:28 pm

Oh dear. What a glaring error. I am unimpressed. I don't normally make such mistakes.

I apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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