IATA said the world's airlines performed "quite well" in the 2011 third quarter, with a sample of 61 carriers reporting a combined $5 billion net profit for the three-month period. But that was nearly cut in half from a $9.71 billion net profit by those airlines in the 2010 third quarter and financial "markets are still indicating a negative outlook for airlines," IATA said in its latest Airlines Financial Monitor released Thursday. IATA said global passenger ...

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