The past couple of years have seen geo-political squalls rock Turkey—terrorist attacks, a diplomatic row with Russia and an attempted coup. Has the airline been able to ride out these problems? A rapid recovery started from the beginning of 2017 and we declared the highest quarterly profit in our history, $939 million operating profit, for the 2017 third quarter. If we look at 2017’s figures, our passenger numbers, which were 62.8 million in 2016, increased by 9.3% in 2017 to ...

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