May 8 (Reuters) - Canada’s WestJet Airlines Ltd reported a 20.3 percent drop in first-quarter profit on Tuesday, partly hurt by higher fuel prices.
The company’s net earnings fell to C$37.2 million ($28.66 million), or 32 Canadian cents per share, for the quarter ended March 31 from C$46.7 million, or 40 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose to C$1.19 billion from C$1.11 billion
$1 = 1.2979 Canadian dollars Reporting by Akshara P in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur
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