Asiana Airlines suffered a KRW19.2 billion ($18.9 million) loss in the second quarter, reversed from a KRW38 billion profit in the year-ago period as rising fuel costs proved decisive. Gross revenue rose 20.8% year-over-year to KRW1.04 trillion but operating expenses climbed 30.2% to KRW919.8 billion. Operating income fell to a KRW17.9 billion loss from a KRW20.6 billion profit in the second quarter of 2007. During the quarter, Asiana flew 5.69 billion RPKs, up 6.9% year-over-year, against a ...

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