Turkish Airlines reported strong 2018 first-half profits Aug. 9, citing increasing demand and unit revenues, despite increasing fuel prices. The Star Alliance member posted a 1H net profit of $41 million, reversed from a loss of $434 million in the year-ago half. The Istanbul-based carrier had a 1H $258 million operating profit, up significantly from $17 million a year ago. The Turkish flag carrier said the 1H results were primarily attributed to increases in both passenger and cargo ...

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