Asiana Airlines reports surplus in Q2 2020 operating profit

South Korea-based Asiana Airlines has reported an second quarter 2020 operating profit of over WON 100 billion, the company said.

The nation´s flag carrier said its operating profit was tentatively estimated at WON 115.1 billion in the April-June period. Quarterly sales fell 44.7 percent to WON 818.6 billion year-on-year. Net profit turned to a surplus of WON USD 116.2 billion won.

Asiana Airlines has continued its belly cargo business, using passenger cargo compartments to transport cargo to cope with international air cargo demand, which has increased in the wake of the pandemic, the carrier said.