SINGAPORE (Nov 13): Singapore Airlines reported a 81% fall in 2Q19 earnings to $56.4 million from $293.3 million in 2Q18, as fuel prices jumped 40%.

Revenue for the quarter increased to $4.06 billion, compared to $3.85 billion in the previous year.

The flagship carrier reported a 4.2% increase in revenue on the back of passenger carriage growth, but this was offset by higher fuel costs and other expenditure.

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