MOSCOW Feb 5 Russian flag carrier Aeroflot
(AFLT.MM) said on Tuesday its net profit rose 92 percent in the
first nine months of 2007 to $357.3 million.
The company said in a statement revenue rose 31.9 percent to
$2.8 billion, while operating expenses increased 21.9 percent to
Aeroflot Deputy General Director Mikhail Poluboyarinov said
the results were helped by effective control of fuel costs,
favourable market conditions and currency exchange rates.
The results are calculated under International Financial
Reporting Standards (IFRS).
(Writing by Maria Kiselyova; editing by Sue Thomas)