Strong domestic market demand helped propel Chinese airlines to an aggregate net profit of CNY10 billion ($1.48 billion) in the first half of 2010, up 2.6% over  income of CNY3.85 billion in the prior-year period. According to CAAC, China’s airlines transported a total of 126 million passengers for the first six months, up 17.6% over the same period in 2009, while cargo traffic climbed 38.6% to 2.6 million tonnes. Domestic carriers took delivery of 90 aircraft in the same ...

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