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Better revenue, fuel costs lift Emirates profit

Group earnings rise 32%; Dubai carrier says runway work will hit business

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Sheikh Ahmed: Emirates invested 22 billion dirhams into its business last year. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[DUBAI] Emirates, Dubai's flagship airline, yesterday reported a 43 per cent jump in 2013 net profit, helped by higher revenue and lower fuel costs although runway maintenance work will impact income this year. The world's fourth largest carrier of international passengers posted a profit of 3.3