Air Berlin reported a first-quarter net loss of €31 million ($39.9 million), narrowed from a net loss of €39 million in the year-ago quarter, and CEO Joachim Hunold predicted a "positive net profit for the full year 2006." Revenues for a quarter that the carrier described as "seasonally weak" were €224 million, up from €216 million last year. Operating expenses totaled €284.8 million, an increase from €254.3 million in the year-ago quarter, producing an ...

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