Orbitz posts quarterly profit, aided by tax benefit

Thu May 9, 2013 8:17am EDT

May 9 (Reuters) - Orbitz Worldwide Inc, an online travel agency, reported a quarterly profit on Thursday, aided by a tax benefit.

Net income came to $146.2 million, or $1.34 a share, in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $6.5 million, or 6 cents a share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose 7 percent to $202.9 million.