BRIEF-Japan trade min: Ministry will not meet with WD about Toshiba since it is not directly involved
* ministry will not meet with Western Digital Corp about Toshiba Corp since it is not directly involved (Reporting By Ami Miyazaki)
May 6 WestJet Airlines Ltd, Canada's second-largest carrier, reported a 2 percent drop in first-quarter profit due to higher fuel prices and a weaker Canadian dollar.
The company's net earnings fell to C$89.3 million ($81.5 million) in the quarter ended March 31 from C$91.1 million a year earlier.
The Calgary, Alberta-based airline's revenue rose 7.7 percent to C$1.04 billion. Available seat miles rose 8 percent, while revenue passenger miles rose 6.4 percent in the quarter. ($1 = 1.0963 Canadian Dollars) (Reporting By Shubhankar Chakravorty in Bangalore; Editing by Savio D'Souza)
* Melco Resorts Finance - priced its international offering of senior notes due 2025
* Alberta Investment Management- financing provides for debt-with-warrants financing consisting of C$45 million second lien senior secured term loan