Aeroflot said it earned a RUB3.5 billion ($119.2 million) first-half profit according to Russian accounting standards, representing a 55.6% increase over the RUB2.25 billion earned on the same basis in the first six months of 2008. Passenger revenue fell 12.1% year-over-year but market share rose 1.5 points to 26.2%.

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