Air Berlin CEO Joachim Hunold yesterday expressed satisfaction that the carrier returned to profitability in the second quarter with net income of €7.1 million ($10.2 million) despite the fact that the "sector continued to struggle." He cited "rigorously enhancing performance" as a primary reason AB had a relatively positive quarter during which expenses lowered 4.3% year-over-year to €825.5 million (ATWOnline, Aug. 25). Second-quarter traffic decreased 13.9% to 10.08 billion ...

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