Signaling that Europe's heretofore lagging recovery is gaining momentum, Lufthansa Group confirmed Thursday it netted €628 million ($866.3 million) in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, tripling a net profit of €209 million in the prior-year period, as revenue surged 27.5% to €7.57 billion. It said its performance so far in 2010 (ATW Daily News, Oct. 28) is in line with past years' profitability, "a remarkable achievement, especially considering the lost ...

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