Air Canada operating profit rises

Thu Nov 8, 2012 6:12am EST
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Nov 8 (Reuters) - Air Canada, Canada's largest airline, reported a 56 percent rise in third-quarter operating profit and said it has entered into talks with the federal government for an extension of pension deficit funding relief.

Operating income at Canada's largest airline increased to C$421 million ($422.8 million) from C$270 million a year earlier.