Royal Jordanian reported net earnings of "around" JOD7.7 million ($10.8 million) for the first half of 2009, reversed from a JOD4 million loss in the year-ago semester. Revenue decreased 12.7% to JOD274 million on a 6% drop in passengers carried and a 33% fall in uplifted cargo. Operating cost fell 19.6% owing to cost-cutting measures and the dramatic decrease in fuel prices, the airline said. Passenger yield fell 9% and cargo yield 10%. Seat load factor in the first half dropped 6 points to ...

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