Despite earnings pressure on many Asia-Pacific region airlines in 2017, the annual collective profit for this region is likely to be similar to 2016s. In 2016, collective net profit across Asia-Pacific airlines was flat year-over-year at $6.9 billion on revenues that were also flat at $165 billion, according to AAPA. Combined operating costs similarly leveled at $152 billion. But growth in passenger traffic across the region continued and Asia-Pacific airlines registered a 6.6% increase in ...

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