Qantas achieved the best half-year result in the airline’s history with a net profit of A$688 million ($498 million) for the six months through Dec. 31, 2015, compared with a profit of A$206 million a year earlier. The group’s domestic, international and Jetstar business units all saw significant improvements for the period, which was the carrier’s fiscal first-half. It was helped by a 7% reduction in unit costs, mainly due to lower fuel prices. Qantas expects its fuel ...

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