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Datalex profits soar

TRAVEL software firm Datalex has reported a surge in profits for last year. The Dublin-based company saw profits rise to $1.6m (€1.16m) from $1.1m (€0.8m). In the same period revenues grew by 18pc to $38m (€27.6m) while the company plans to pay a dividend of 2c per share.

In 2013, the company signed what it called "some of the world's most innovative travel brands" including Virgin Atlantic and JetBlue Airways.