SAS Group reported a 2006 first-period loss of SEK1.06 billion ($144.4 million), marginally worse than last year's deficit of SEK971 million in the March 2005 quarter. Group loss before capital gains and nonrecurring items remained virtually flat at SEK1.32 billion. Parent company operating revenues rose 11.1% to SEK14.47 billion while operating loss widened to SEK1.16 billion from SEK1.05 billion. Group airlines transported 8.5 million passengers in the quarter, up 8%, while average load ...

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