Increases in revenue and traffic and "better capacity management on the domestic front" lifted AirAsia's second fiscal quarter profit to MYR53.4 million ($14.4 million), an increase of 20.3% over the MYR44.4 million earned in the three months ended Dec. 31, 2004. Revenues increased 26.5% to MYR225.9 million as the number of passengers rose 19% to 1.3 million and average fare went up 2% to MYR156. The carrier's "cost of sales" climbed 22.2% to MYR139.8 million and it reported an operating ...

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