Korean Air reported 2010 first-quarter net income before taxes of KRW226.9 billion ($202.3 million), its fourth consecutive quarterly profit and a major reversal from a deficit of KRW673.9 billion in the year-ago period, citing "surging growth" in its international passenger business and "rising demand" for premium services for the strong result. Revenue increased 14.8% year-over-year to KRW2.6 trillion and operating profit was KRW220.2 billion, up from KRW6.6 billion in the 2009 period. A ...

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