China’s big three carriers—Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines—have all reported third-quarter profit increases as a result of continuous market demand growth. Beijing-based Air China earned a third-quarter net income of CNY5 billion ($752 million), up 31.3% over a net profit of CNY3.8 billion in the year-ago quarter. Operating revenue rose 9.1% year-over-year (YOY) to CNY34.8 billion against a 9.1% YOY increase in operating expenses of CNY25 ...

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