The Canadian PressDecember 19, 2013 07:49
STOCKHOLM - Scandinavian airline group SAS says it swung to a profit from a loss in the fourth quarter, but that tough competition and weak economic growth means it won't reach its financial targets in time.
The airline said profit for the quarter ending Oct. 31, was 352 million kronor ($54 million), compared to a loss of 574 million kronor a year ago. Revenue dropped by 3 per cent to 11.1 billion kronor from 11.4 billion kronor. Due to the weak conditions, SAS said the financial targets it expected to reach in 2014-2015 won't be met until 2015-2016.