The board of directors of Aeroflot summarized the preliminary results of business of "Aeroflot - Russian Airlines" OJSC for 2006.
Last year the airline transported 7 million 290 thousand passengers and 145.3 thousand tons of mail and freights. The company performed 22 billion 406 million passenger-kilometers and 2 billion 885 million tonne-kilometers. The occupation ratio of passenger seats in 2006 amounted in general to 70.1%, the ratio of the revenue load was 57.7%.
In comparison with the level of 2005 the volume of works increased by all the indexes except for transportation of freights and amounted to: 108.7% (+583.7 thousand passengers) by passenger transportation, 108.0% (+1655.8 million passenger-kilometers) by passenger turnover, 105.4% (+148.6 million tonne-kilometers) by tonne-kilometers, 102.5% (+ 112.0 tons) by transportation of mail, 99.7% (-388.1 tons) by transportation of freights.
The flying time in comparison with the level of 2005 increased by 6.5% on passenger aircrafts and decreased by 5.8% on freight aircrafts. The flying time of the fleet in general increased by 5.8% (+14930 hours).
Preliminary financial and economic results of operational activities for 2006 reveal the increase of income by 18.5% in dollar terms and considerable growth of income in comparison with the last year.