NetJets Helps Boost Berkshire Hathaway Revenues

 - August 9, 2012, 3:05 PM

NetJets parent Berkshire Hathaway reported yesterday that its other businesses, which includes NetJets, grew 2012 revenues to $2.152 billion in the second quarter and $4.199 billion in the first six months, up 3 and 4 percent, respectively. Earnings in 2012 reflected increased earnings at NetJets and earnings from the Omaha World-Herald. The NetJets improvement, the company said, “was largely due to fees incurred in the first quarter of 2011 to cancel certain aircraft purchases under a purchase agreement entered into several years earlier, and the absence of foreign-currency exchange losses affecting operations outside of the United States in 2012.”