German LCC Hapag-Lloyd Express expects its first profit this year, CEO Roland Keppler told ATWOnline. The TUI Group company will transport 3.8 million passengers in 2005 and expects turnover of €240 million ($281.4 million). It is increasing its fleet to 18 aircraft from 15 for the coming summer season. They will include 10 737s wet-leased from Hapag-Fly, three of which are dash 800s. A further six 737s and two F100s will be leased from Germania. HLX will fly to 36 destinations in ...

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