EasyJet takes $19 million hit from Gatwick drone incident; firms guidance

Credit: Victoria Moores
UK LCC easyJet—which took a £15 million ($19.4 million) hit as a result of December’s drone-related flight disruptions at its London Gatwick base—is not changing its pre-tax profit guidance for the year ended Sept. 30. In a trading statement issued Jan. 22, easyJet said the Gatwick closures in...
Kerry Reals

Kerry Reals is a UK-based aviation journalist with 15 years’ experience covering all aspects of the airline and aerospace sector for a variety of industry publications. She is a freelance contributor to Aviation Week & Space Technology, Aviation Daily and Air Transport World, focusing on the European airline industry, with an emphasis on how the sector is working to improve sustainability and reduce its carbon footprint.

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