Air China suffered a net loss of CNY1.9 billion ($276.5 million) in the September quarter owing to weak domestic market demand and fuel hedge writedowns, a big reversal from the CNY2.2 billion profit in the year-ago quarter. Operating revenue fell 3.8% to CNY13.92 billion against a 24% increase in operating expenses to CNY15.09 billion. CA Chairman Kong Dong noted that "market demand has become one of the major factors affecting profitability as international oil prices have substantially ...

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