Turk Hava Yollari AO (THYAO), the carrier known as Turkish Airlines, rose in Istanbul after saying passengers increased 19 percent to 11.1 million in the first four months from a year earlier.
Turkish Airlines climbed 1.9 percent to 2.75 liras at the 5:30 p.m. close. Load factor, or the ratio of the number of passengers in a plane to capacity, advanced 5.7 percentage points to 73.9 percent in the first four months, Turkish Airlines said in a statement to the Istanbul Stock Exchange today.
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