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British airways.(EUROPE Report)

British Airways intends to launch transatlantic service from London City Airport to New York next year using A318s configured for just 32 business-class passengers. BA made the announcement as it reported a 27.1% year-over-year profit increase to [pounds sterling]136 million ($270.4 million) for the fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31. Net earnings for the nine months ended Dec. 31 rose 22.4% to [pounds sterling]623 million from [pounds sterling]509 million in the year-ago period. …

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