Net profit (RAS) of Aeroflot for the six months amounted to 8 billion rubles.

Net profit (RAS) of JSC “Aeroflot” following the results of January-June 2016 amounted to 8,014 billion rubles, follows from the report of the airline, prepared in accordance with Russian accounting standards (RAS). Over the same period last year, the company suffered a loss 1,063168 billion.

The improvement in the financial results of the company “Aeroflot” explained the overall positive dynamics at the operational level, as well as additional income from the sale of aircraft that were in financial leasing, and the return of previously made advances for future deliveries of aircraft.

Semiannual profit of “Aeroflot” has increased compared to the previous year by 24% and amounted to RUB 194,150 billion, due to growth of passenger traffic.

“The strong financial results are determined largely high operating results: growth in passenger traffic and increased passenger load. In particular in the first half of the airline “Aeroflot” has increased transportation of passengers by 12.2% to 13.4 million passengers and increase passenger load by 2 percentage points, to 78.9%. With affiliated companies the growth of passenger traffic was 10.3% to 19.7 million passengers and loading of armchairs – 2.9 p. p. to 78.6%”, – said Deputy General Director for Commerce and Finance of JSC “Aeroflot” Shamil Kurmashov.