Comair Ltd., which operates the South African regional franchise of British Airways and LCC, reported a ZAR32.6 million ($4.2 million) profit in the fiscal semester ended Dec. 31, up 2.7% from ZAR31.8 million earned in the year-ago period, and said it has placed an order for eight 737-800s. "Passenger volumes remained constant in a declining market," Comair said, although revenue fell 11.9% year-over-year to ZAR1.42 billion owing to declining ticket prices. The company said it ...

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