Gazpromneft-Aero – the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft – has signed new long-term agreements with Air China, Hong Kong Airlines, Air France KLM for the refueling of aircraft at Moscow airports.
The company has also signed a long-term agreement with Turkish Airlines to refuel its aircraft in the airports of Voronezh and Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan). The total refueling volume under new agreements will exceed 100,000 tonnes of jet fuel.
Compliance with international aircraft maintenance standards and the use of digital data transfer have significantly contributed to the expansion of the company’s client portfolio and the growth of its international business.
Today, over 80 foreign air carriers use the services of Gazpromneft-Aero. Figures for the first five months of the year reveal the total refueling volume of international airlines increased by 18 per cent YOY.
Gazpromneft-Aero chief executive officer, Vladimir Egorov said: “Developing partnerships with the world’s largest carriers in Russian and international airports is one of the company’s strategic goals. Gazpromneft-Aero aims to sign new formula-based agreements with aviation market leaders for two-year terms.
“This type of contract is based on international commodity exchange indicators. Gazpromneft-Aero’s strategic partnerships allow airlines to plan their flights at the airports where Gazpromneft-Aero has a global presence, taking into account the guaranteed provision of jet fuel according to the highest IATA standards.”