LAN Airlines finished 2006 $241.3 million in the black, a 64.6% improvement over the $146.6 million earned in 2005, and said its performance "provides a solid base for long-term growth and profitability" that will include a 19%-21% capacity increase in 2007. Full-year revenues rose 21.1% to $3.03 billion against a 15.5% lift in expenses to $2.73 billion, more than doubling operating profit to $302.6 million from the $141.6 million earned a year earlier. Traffic rose 11.5% to 19.5 billion ...

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