Air Malta called the fiscal year ended March 31 "a very difficult one" and said its operating loss increased to MTL6.4 million ($18.6 million) from MTL5.7 million in the year-ago period. Revenues fell 2.6% to MTL99.2 million. The airline said its operating result "would have shown a marked improvement" if not for "significant" fuel cost increases. Passenger numbers decreased 2.4% to 1.9 million. It will take delivery of two new A320s in February and March, by which time it will be operating ...

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