Thai Airways reported a 78% rise in its fiscal second-quarter profit to THB6.2 billion ($164.7 million) from THB3.49 billion in the year-ago quarter, according to a filing submitted to the Thai Stock Exchange cited by press reports. Key to the earnings increase was a 19% rise in sales to THB46.1 billion and a strengthened baht, which resulted in a THB3.86 billion foreign exchange gain. Expenses advanced 20% to THB40.5 billion and load factor climbed 6.1 points to 76.7% as Thai added four ...

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