Finnair is increasingly seeing the benefits of fleet renewal and a cost-efficiency program feed through to its bottom line, the company said July 20. The Finnish flag carrier recorded a first-half net profit of €58.8 million ($67 million), a turnaround from a loss of €16.1 million for 1H 2016. The airline achieved the result on turnover up 7.4% year-over-year (YOY) at just under €1.2 billion. Passenger numbers rose 7.5% YOY, to 5.7 million. Capacity, measured in ASKs, rose ...

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