Aer Lingus posted a first-half net loss of €12.3 million ($16.5 million), narrowed from a €23.5 million net loss in the year-ago period. The improvement came despite the loss of roughly €10 million due to strike action by cabin crew earlier this year; without that negative impact, the airline said it would “have approached breakeven.” First-half revenue was up 6% to €697.2 million while fare revenue per seat rose 5.5% to €89.18. The Irish flag carrier ...

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