Shanghai Airlines suffered a CNY42.7 million ($6.2 million) loss in the third quarter, narrowed 90.2% from a CNY437.5 million deficit in the year-ago period. Operating revenue jumped 14.9% to CNY3.62 billion while expenses rose 6% to CNY3.81 billion. SAL cited a decline in passenger boardings caused by the global financial crisis, stricter security measures taken prior to China's Oct. 1 national holiday and falling fares as the culprits. It also cited a CNY50 million loss at its Shanghai ...

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