Turkish Airlines reported a TRY374 million ($253.8 million) profit in the third quarter, a 7% drop from the year-ago period but a result that the airline said recovered some of the ground lost during the first half of 2009. Third-quarter revenue rose 17% to TRY2.89 billion and THY's operating profit soared 51% to TRY454 million. "The aviation sector is still exposed to the effects on the ongoing global financial crisis. In such a difficult environment, Turkish Airlines' positive operational ...

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