Air Arabia reported net earnings of AED115 million ($31.3 million) for the first half of 2006, more than four times greater than the AED26 million reported in the year-ago semester. Revenue rose 67% to AED513 million as passenger boardings surged 57.9% to 1.2 million. Second-quarter profit was AED71.7 million and passenger numbers during the three months ended June 30 increased 11.5% to 646,000. "The company has received acceptance and support from the market and our business has expanded ...

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