Claiming it is on the verge of a "quantum leap" forward, Turkish Airlines yesterday reported a third-quarter profit of TRY104.9 million ($88.3 million), up 16.2% from the TRY90.3 million posted in the year-ago period. The profit will leave THY well-positioned as it plans to boost its fleet by 20%, taking delivery of seven A320-200s, five A321-200s and eight 737-800s through 2008. Third-quarter sales rose 7.9% to TRY1.37 billion and "other revenues" grew 28.4% year-over-year to TRY74.1 ...

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