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                       World Airline Financial Results                                      Operatiing         Operating                               Year    revenue      %    expense      % Airline                      ended      (000)   chg.      (000)   chg. AB Airlines               11/30/97    $18,899    9.2        n.a    n.a ACES                      12/31/97    147,008   18.9        n.a    n.a Adria                     12/31/97     93,981  (1.4)    $93,509  (7.8) Aer [Lingus.sup.3]        12/31/97  1,139,000   15.0        n.a    n.a Aeroflot Russian          12/31/97  1,400,500    9.8  1,353,500    1.4 Aerolitoral               12/31/97     80,000    n.a        n.a    n.a Aeromexico                12/31/97  1,087,000    n.a    986,000    n.a Aeropostale               12/31/97    183,000    n.a        n.a    n.a Air Afrique               12/31/97    502,567    n.a    489,895    n.a Air Algerie               12/31/97    481,000   16.7    441,000   15.4 Air Austral               12/31/97     44,193  (2.1)     41,394  (3.1) Air Belgium               12/31/97     33,400  (2.9)     31,100  (7.7) Airborne Express          12/31/97  2,912,409   17.0        n.a    n.a Air Caledonie Int'l       12/31/97     28,845 (31.5)     31,236 (28.3) Air Canada                12/31/97  3,752,000   14.3  3,505,440   11.7 Air Dolomili              12/31/97     64,999   33.9     62,304   28.7 Air Engiadina             12/31/97     26,000   18.2     26,600   37.8 Air Europa                10/31/97    570,013   10.3    567,161   12.7 Air Europe                12/31/97    230,000    n.a    214,000    n.a Air France Group           3/31/98  9,772,700    9.2  9,370,200    n.a Air Liberte                3/31/98    660,000    n.a        n.a    n.a Air Macau                 12/31/97    133,326   58.6    127,676   37.3 Air Madagascar            12/31/97     90,797  (2.3)     88,815  (3.5) Air Namibia               12/31/97     52,913  (9.4)     61,957  (4.7) Air Nova                  12/31/97    163,047  (3.8)        n.a    n.a Air pacific                3/31/98    188,978    2.1    180,617    3.2 Air Seychelles             3/31/98     66,976    n.a     72,647    n.a Air Slovakia              12/31/97      9,715    5.6      9,681    5.3 Air South                 12/31/97     31,508 (41.6)     46,077 (43.9) Air Tahiti                12/31/97     70,750    1.0     64,920  (0.6) AirTran Holdings          12/31/97    211,456  (3.7)    313,222   15.6 Air Vanuatu               12/31/97     22,183    7.1     20,945    4.0 Air [Wisconsin.sup.3]     12/31/97    140,892    6.4    137,263    6.7 Air Zimbabwe              12/31/97     63,764  (7.6)     66,651 (17.0) Alaska                    12/31/97  1,447,886   11.6  1,313,605    8.8 Alitalia                  12/31/97  4,878,084    n.a  4,645,727    n.a Alliance                  12/31/97     22,306   42.3     30,634   27.0 All Nippon                 3/31/98  7,167,528    2.6  7,162,442    4.7 [Aloha.sup.1]             12/31/97    233,045    0.2    227,251    0.3 Alpine                    12/31/97      7,248  (8.1)      6,783  (7.8) [American.sup.1]          12/31/97 15,855,804    4.8 14,408,791    4.4 American Int'l            12/31/97    426,492  (5.0)    449,534    2.4 American Trans Air         6/30/98    864,491   17.7    811,703    6.2 America [West.sup.1]      12/31/97  1,887,135    7.7  1,724,562    2.5 [Amerijet.sup.1]          12/31/97     88,893   35.7     80,196   36.9 AOM                       12/31/97    641,000   11.0        n.a    n.a Armenian                  12/31/97     65,942   16.0     59,690   25.5 [Arrow.sup.1]             12/31/97     87,820   43.7    101,564   37.7 Asiana                    12/31/97    964,012   13.2    763,564   28.4 Atlantic Coast            12/31/97    205,400   12.6    176,500    8.5 Atlantic [Southeast.sup.1]12/31/97    385,289    2.7    305,454    5.3 [Atlas.sup.1]             12/31/97    401,041   27.0    345,039   51.7 Austrian                  12/31/97  1,129,000   13.9  1,101,800   12.1 Avianca                   12/31/97    380,000   12.9        n.a    n.a Big Sky                   12/31/97      5,897   22.3      5,530   18.2 Braathens                 12/31/97    720,000   20.8    683,000   24.2 Brit air                   3/31/98    153,000   25.3    146,100   25.7 British Airways            3/31/98 14,342,000    3.4 13,505,360    4.2 British Midland           12131/97    880,800   10.7        n.a    n.a                             Operating Income (loss)                                             (000)                                           Current  Previous Airline                                      year      Year AB Airlines                                   n.a       n.a ACES                                          n.a       n.a Adria                                        $472  ($6,128) Aer [Lingus.sup.3]                            n.a       n.a Aeroflot Russian                           47,000  (58,800) Aerolitoral                                   n.a       n.a Aeromexico                                101,000       n.a Aeropostale                                   n.a       n.a Air Afrique                                12,672       n.a Air Algerie                                40,000    30,000 Air Austral                                 2,797     2,411 Air Belgium                                 2,300       700 Airborne Express                              n. … 

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