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EasyJet says on course for record 2015 profits

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A record August for passengers has helped EasyJet announce growth up 21%, and forecasts record revenues and profits for 2015.

The raised profit outlook of 890 to 950 million euros is well above previous guidance. Last year the airline made 790 million euros.

The company said the figures were notable as EasyJet had to cope with a fire disrupting its Rome service and disruption on its network in April, but it noted strong holiday demand from people seeking the late summer beaches.

Chief Executive Carolyn McCall says leading digital innovations have also helped the bottom line..