Aeroflot's net income amounted to 1.911bn rubles (about $60m) in the first nine months of 2002, which was 3.5 times more than in the corresponding period of last year. Sales proceeds were 32.65bn rubles ($1.02bn) in the reported period.
The company's accounts payable decreased to 7.101bn rubles ($222m) in the first 10 months of 2002. Accounts receivable dropped to 6.194bn rubles ($194m) in the same period, Aeroflot said in its financial report.
Russian nuclear-powered submarine Orel was left dead in the water off the coast of the Danish island of Sehero