SunExpress, the Antalya-based joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, reported that first half 2011 revenue increased 44% year-over-year to €271million ($390 million). The carrier transported 3.4 million passengers in the six-month period, up 18.6%. ASKs grew 12.3%, mostly owing to international expansion. Its new subsidiary, Frankfurt-based SunExpress Germany, launched June 8 with three Boeing 737-800s and transported about 40,000 passengers in the first four weeks of ...

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