Asian airlines will lead the way in profits. Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER. Photo: Courtesy, Boeing. IATA said Tuesday that the world's airlines will earn a collective $15.1 billion net profit for the full-year 2010, a 69.7% increase over its September forecast of $8.9 billion (ATW Daily News, Sept. 22) and, in terms of sheer profitability, the most money ever earned by the international air transport industry in a single year. It also revised upwards by 71.7% its 2011 forecast ...

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