EasyJet gains ground on rivals

|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of U.K. carrier EasyJet (ESYJY) are flying near all-time highs after the company set expectations for first-half results ahead of analysts expectations.

Full-year results from EasyJet are also expected to top expectations with the tougher winter period behind it.

EasyJet has gained ground on larger rival Ryanair (RYAAY) after introducing some consumer-pleasing changes.