Lufthansa Group released its full third-quarter and nine-month figures yesterday, confirming a €586 million ($834.7 million) profit that represented a 78.1% increase over the year-ago period (before the integration of Swiss International Air Lines), and promised that it wants to "consolidate and extend our leadership in the industry." Third-quarter revenue rose 17.7% to €6.28 billion and operating profit was up 25.3% to €586 million. "Neither the high oil price nor the ...

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