SAS Group's third quarter, which was blackened by the August Spanair MD-82 accident in Madrid that claimed 154 lives, ended with a SEK2.01 billion ($260 million) net loss that represented a reversal from the year-ago period's SEK701 million profit and largely was due to a SEK1.96 billion goodwill impairment at the Spanish subsidiary. President and CEO Mats Jansson said the crash's financial impact occurred "against the background of the considerable turmoil in the financial markets, the ...

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