Korean Air's third-quarter profit rose 80.6% to KRW154.2 billion ($148.1 million) compared to KRW85.4 billion in the year-ago period. Growth was driven partly by fuel surcharges that lifted domestic and international yield 15% and 17% respectively. "Despite increasing fuel costs, we were able to contain our overall operating expenses. In fact, we saw lower rent, labor and maintenance costs and were therefore able to report an improved profit margin," President Jonghee Lee said. Operating ...

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