Finnair posted a €38.8 million ($43.6 million) net loss for the first quarter (1Q), marking a sharp decline from the record €13.4 million net profit it delivered in 1Q 2018, partly driven by excess capacity from the airline’s incoming Airbus A350 fleet. During the three months ended March 31, Finnair’s passenger numbers rose 4.3% year-over-year to a record 3.1 million, growing revenue 5% to €672.9 million. Ancillaries were up 4%, in line with traffic growth, ...

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