Air China A330-200. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Air China said it earned net income of CNY4.61 billion ($677 million) in the first half of 2010 owing to "the recovering global economy…[and] accelerated economic growth in China…[and] reasonable control of operating costs." The six-month profit was up 60.3% over a net profit of CNY2.92 billion reported in the year-ago period (ATW Daily News, Aug. 26, 2009).  Operating revenue jumped 53.1% to CNY34.31 billion ...

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