Fuel costs and the weakening won combined to drag Asiana Airlines to a KRW47.9 billion ($36 million) loss in the third quarter, reversed from a KRW37 billion profit in the year-ago period. "The loss in the third quarter can be attributed to higher oil prices and a weaker local currency," the carrier said in a regulatory filing cited by Yonhap news agency. Sales climbed 21% year-over-year to KRW1.17 trillion, but fuel costs surged 83.2% to KRW470.3 billion and currency-related losses rose ...

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