Malaysia Airlines recorded a second-quarter net profit of MYR113 million ($32.4 million), improving its performance from a MYR177 million loss a year earlier and marking its fourth straight profitable quarter since the February 2006 launch of its Business Turnaround Plan (ATW, May 2007). Sales leaped 17% to MYR3.55 billion while yield grew 13% and load factor lifted 1.2 points to 70% on a 3% rise in capacity to 27.84 billion ASKs that was outpaced by a 6% hike in RPKs to 19.62 billion. ...

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