Royal Jordanian reported a net loss of "around" JOD3.1 million ($4.4 million) in the first half of 2008, widened from a deficit of JOD1.9 million in the year-ago semester. It said the result was "much better than the losses estimated in the budget. . .despite the soaring jet fuel prices that the company had to pay for this year." Operating revenue rose 33% year-on-year to JOD315 million on a 21% increase in passengers to 1.2 million. RJ credited its "efforts to market sales, improve product ...

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