SIA Engineering recorded a profit attributable to owners of the parent of S$78.5 million (57.1 million) for the half year ended September 30, 2018.
Revenue of S$509.0 million saw a decrease of S$38.5 million or 7.0%, mainly from lower airframe and fleet management revenue.
Expenditure came down by S$21.2 million or 4.2%, mainly from lower material and subcontract services costs, as well as an exchange gain of S$1.7 million compared with an exchange loss of S$2.8 million in the corresponding period last year.
Operating profit at S$21.5 million was S$17.3 million or 44.6% lower.
Share of profits of associated and joint venture companies increased S$18.4 million or 41.8% to S$62.4 million, with the engine and component centers contributing S$62.1 million, an increase of S$18.0 million or 40.8%, while the airframe and line maintenance segment earned a profit of S$0.3 million, a turnaround from a S$0.1 million loss incurred in the same period last year.