Gazpromneft-Aero has begun providing refueling services to Volga-Dnepr Airlines scheduled flights at the airport of the city of Qingdao.
The agreement makes Liuting International Airport in China the 200th airport in the company’s overseas network and 25th one in Chinese network.
Gazpromneft-Aero provides “into the wing” refueling services in China under the strategic partnership with the national jet fuel supplier China National Aviation Fuel Group Corporation (CNAF).
Through cooperation with the largest national oil companies Gazpromneft-Aero provides refueling services to 18 Russian and foreign airlines in 66 countries around the globe.
In the first quarter this year, the company increased the volume of jet fuel sales at foreign airports by 26 per cent, up to 88 thousand tons.
Gazpromneft-Aero chief executive officer, Vladimir Yegorov said: “The company’s international refueling business continues expanding and now represents the largest overseas aviation fuelling network among Russian operators.
“In line with Gazpromneft-Aero long-term strategy, the company is committed to further expansion of the international network and quintupling the volume of refueling abroad by 2030.”