WestJet profit rises; says traffic growth to remain strong
(Reuters) - WestJet Airlines Ltd (WJA.TO: Quote), Canada's No. 2 airline, reported a 5 percent rise in second-quarter profit and said it expected traffic and revenue growth to remain strong in the current quarter.
Net income rose to C$44.7 million ($43.5 million), or 34 Canadian cents per share, from C$42.5 million, or 31 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose 4 percent to C$843.7 million.
(Reporting by Solarina Ho in Toronto and Bhaswati Mukhopadhyay in Bangalore)
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