Royal Jordanian posted a JOD28.6 million ($40.1 million) profit last year, reversed from a JOD24.7 million deficit in 2008, as a drop in fuel costs and "capacity management" helped the carrier weather the global recession and its impact on demand. RJ said the result "reflect[s] the airline's ability to make the best use of available resources, in spite of their limitations, and to continue its fleet modernization program and automate and facilitate travel procedures." Operating revenue fell ...

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