LAN Airlines more than doubled its third-quarter net income to $51.5 million from $23.8 million in the year-ago period as revenues grew 22.6% to $762.3 million, boosting operating margin 7.6 points to 9.3%. The carrier said that the "significant margin improvements [resulted] mainly from higher revenues per ATK in both the passenger and cargo business...The company's strong third-quarter operating performance provides a solid base for long-term growth and profitability." With 48 aircraft ...

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