A combination of yield pressure and seasonality were some of the factors behind hybrid carrier flydubai recording a loss of AED142 million ($38.8 million) for 1H 2017, the airline said. Flydubai SVP-finance Arbind Kumar said the company was continuing to focus its efforts on three main areas—improvements in cost performance, network optimization and a broadening of its distribution channels—to improve the situation. The Dubai-based airline traditionally has a stronger second ...

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