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Emirates Airlines. (Africa/Middle East).(Earnings)(Brief Article)

Emirates Airlines reported a net profit of Dhs4O4.2 million ($110 million) for the six months ended Sept. 30, up significantly from a net profit of Dhs168.2 million in the year-ago period. "We are very pleased to announce this substantially increased half-yearly profit during a challenging time for the aviation industry," said Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum.

Operating revenues grew 27% to Dhs4.3 billion. Overall capacity was up 18% and load factor increased 4 points to 78%. …

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