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Cruise operator Carnival expects Q3 loss of about $3 billion

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Cruise operator Carnival Corp said on Tuesday it expects to post a quarterly loss of $2.9 billion, as the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the cruise industry to a virtual standstill.

The company, which completed its first seven-day cruise last weekend on its Italian brand, Costa Cruises, also said in a filing that the third-quarter loss figure included non-cash impairment charges of $0.9 billion. (bit.ly/2FuBcis) (Reporting by Praveen Paramasivam in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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