Aeroflot posted a RUB2.25 billion ($90.1 million) first-half profit, its board of directors announced. The result represents a 29.7% drop from earnings of RUB3.2 billion in the year-ago semester. Revenue in the six months ended June 30 rose 39.4% to RUB42.98 billion while expenses were RUB41.11 billion. SU said fuel costs were 21.3% over budget.

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