Finnair now expects its operating result for both the half and full year to "fall short of last year's levels" as "rapidly rising oil prices and a sharp fall in passenger load factors" are "weakening" its "profit-making capacity." Its 2007 operating profit was €96.6 million ($151.7 million). It said its full-year fuel bill will exceed €600 million, up more than 36% year-over-year and more than 25% of estimated 2008 revenue. April load factor was down 6 points and is expected to ...

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