Air France-KLM's net earnings nearly quadrupled in the fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30, soaring to €717 million ($846.8 million) from €195 million in the year-ago period as traffic rose and the sale of the company's stake in Amadeus resulted in a €504 million capital gain. "These very strong interim results reflect the strategic rationale of the merger and validate our strategy of profitable growth," Chairman Jean-Cyril Spinetta said in a statement. ...

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