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JAL to swing back into black in July, president says

Recovery in international travel outpaces forecast as Japan reopens

Despite growing demand for travel, rising fuel costs loom over Japan Airlines' recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan Airlines is on track to soon log a monthly profit for the first time since the global spread of the coronavirus, President Yuji Akasaka told Nikkei, as the country starts opening back up to international travel.

"We will roughly break even in June and will definitely see positive earnings before interest and taxes in July," Akasaka said.

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