Russia’s S7 Airlines has generated a half-year pre-tax profit of Rb491 million ($7.6 million), an increase of more than 60%.

The carrier disclosed the figures in a second-quarter financial statement.

Federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia statistics show S7’s passenger traffic over the first six months of the year rose by 17%.

Passenger load factor for the airline increased by seven points to 82.5%.

Oneworld alliance member S7 Airlines says that revenues for the half-year were up by 13.5% to Rb44.4 billion, although cost of sales rose 37% to nearly Rb41 billion.

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