Air France and Gazpromneft-Aero extend cooperation agreement

posted on 16th August 2019 by Justin Burns
Air France and Gazpromneft-Aero extend cooperation agreement

Gazpromneft-Aero has signed a new agreement with Air France to refuel regular flights at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla International Airport, where the airline has just launched regular flights to Paris.

The total refuelling volume under this contract will exceed two thousand tons and will be carried out in partnership with NIS, a subsidiary of the jet fuel businesses parent company Gazprom Neft in Serbia.

At present Gazpromneft-Aero refuels Air France aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport under a two-year agreement. In 2018, the refuelling volume of the carrier’s aircraft in Sheremetyevo exceeded 11,000 tons of fuel.

Gazpromneft-Aero CEO, Vladimir Yegorov said: “Increasing the refuelling volume of major air carriers at international airports is a priority for the development of our business.

“As part of Gazpromneft-Aero’s long-term strategy, our aim is to become one of the ten major jet fuel suppliers worldwide as we continue to expand our international network by offering the highest standards of refuelling services.

“In the future we aim to further expand our partnership with Air France at Russian and international airports.”