Air Berlin reported a €45.6 million ($57.7 million) third-quarter profit, up 43.2% from the €31.9 million earned in the year-ago period, on an 8.6% year-over-year lift in revenue to a company record €1.06 billion. Operating profit rose 57% to €89.1 million from €56.8 million. AB said its efficiency program "is bearing fruit," citing an 8.8% fall in passenger numbers to 8.6 million but a 15.3% lift in unit revenue to 7.66 euro cents. Nine-month EBIT swung to a ...

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