Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil told ATWOnline in Istanbul that THY's heavy investment in new routes and aircraft finally is paying off with figures he called "nice and amazing." Revenue for the first semester rose 29% year-over-year to TRY2.2 billion ($1.81 billion), boosting the carrier's net profit to TRY125.4 million and its net margin to 9%, Kotil said. Load factor for the first nine months climbed 4 points to 73%. "Last year was really a killer for us," he said, referring to the ...

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