Singapore Airlines reported a S$323.8 million ($219.4 million) profit in its fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30, a 32.6% decrease from the S$507.8 million earned in the year-ago period, as fuel costs took their toll. SIA said the global "financial turmoil" and "weak consumer confidence" have impacted demand, and while advance bookings in the current quarter "are holding up reasonably well," it sees "signs of weakness beyond that." Nevertheless, it said its "sound finances and low level of ...

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