Finnair Group reported a strong second quarter as profit after tax for the three months ended June 30 more than doubled to €26.4 million ($32.7 million) from €11.5 million in the year-ago period on a 15.6% rise in turnover to €471.9 million. Despite a 46.1% surge in fuel expense during the quarter, total operating expenses rose just 9.3%, while unit costs of flight operations (euro cents per ATK) climbed 1.3%. Operating profit excluding capital gains and hedging of future ...

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