Asiana Airlines suffered a KRW227.17 billion ($183.5 million) loss in 2008, reversed from a KRW106.26 billion profit the prior year as the value of the won collapsed against the dollar and the Korean economy faltered, and followed that with an even deeper first-quarter loss. The 2008 loss occurred despite a 16.6% increase in revenue to KRW4.22 trillion. Expenses soared 26.3% to KRW3.7 trillion and Asiana's operating result swung to a KRW52.68 billion loss from a KRW171.61 billion profit in ...

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