Air France-KLM reported a sharp increase in net earnings in the third fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31 to €77 million ($91.7 million) from €23 million in the year-ago quarter thanks to "dynamic" passenger activity featuring record load factors and strong unit revenues plus an "encouraging recovery" of its cargo business. Turnover increased 12.4% to €5.43 billion in the quarter from €4.83 billion in the corresponding 2004 period. Operating expenses were up 8.9%, with fuel ...

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