China Eastern Airlines posted a CNY384 million ($50.8 million) net loss in the first half under international accounting standards, narrowed from a CNY1.71 billion deficit in the year-ago semester, on a 12.3% year-over-year lift in operating revenue to CNY19.04 billion. Based on domestic accounting standards, CEA reported a net profit of CNY58.2 million. Like its competitors, it cited the rapid growth of the Chinese economy and the "continuous appreciation of the yuan" as key to its improved ...

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