Emirates Airline annual profits surge 40% to $1.2 bn

Emirates Airline said revenues rose seven percent to $24.2 billion with passenger numbers up 11 percent to 49.3 million in the financial year 2014-15Dubai's Emirates Airline said Thursday annual profits have surged 40 percent to $1.2 billion as revenues increased and fuel costs dropped. The three Gulf carriers have seized a large chunk of global travel, turning their hubs into major stops on transcontinental routes.


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