Fuel hedges helped boost Malaysia Airlines to an MYR876.3 million ($250 million) profit in the second quarter, which compares to a restated MYR40 million profit in the year-ago period and is the largest quarterly surplus in the carrier's history. MAS gained MYR1.3 billion on its hedges during the quarter compared to a MYR640 million loss in the second three months of 2008. Operating revenue fell 31.8% to MYR2.5 billion and costs were down 19.6% to MYR2.99 billion. Its operational result ...

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