EasyJet is planning to develop its vacation enterprise and arrange a brand new loyalty scheme because it targets a 30% leap in earnings this 12 months.

The airline – boosted by the collapse of rivals corresponding to Monarch and Alitalia final 12 months – made a uncommon working revenue in the course of the historically loss-making autumn and winter months. Its headline determine of £8m didn’t embrace heavy losses at its new . Shares within the firm rose three% to £17.38. At the start of 2017, they had been altering palms at simply over £10.