Norwegian is expanding profitably, reporting second-quarter net earnings of NOK44.7 million ($7.8 million), more than double the NOK18 million earned in the second three months of 2006. Operating revenue climbed 33.3% to NOK1.02 billion against a 25.2% rise in costs to NOK857.3 million. Operating profit doubled to NOK161.5 million from 79.6 million. The airline operated 24 aircraft at the end of the quarter (two on wet-lease) compared to 16 at the conclusion of the year-ago period. It flew ...

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