Gazpromneft-Aero commences refuelling Japan Airlines at Domodedovo Airport
Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel to Japan Airlines (JAL) at Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The total volume of supplies under the contract, concluded for a period of one year, will amount to around 7,500 tons. The airline performs regular direct flights departing from Moscow (Domodedovo Airport) to Tokyo (Narita Airport), using Boeing 747 aircraft.
JAL became the eighteenth foreign airline with whom Gazpromneft-Aero cooperates at Domodedovo Airport. According to the results over a 10-month period, Gazpromneft-Aero supplied more than 110,000 tons of aviation fuel intended for refuelling aircraft of foreign airlines in Domodedovo, which is a three-fold increase against the same period in 2013.
Gazpromneft-Aero Director General Vladimir Egorov noted: “In 2014, Domodedovo Airport became one of the growth points for our company in terms of the volume supplied to foreign airlines.Our long-term objective is to increase the share of foreign airlines refuelled both in Russia and abroad, which will contribute to strengthening Gazpromneft-Aero’s standing in the international market for aviation fuel supplies.”
Gazpromneft-Aero is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft. The company has been carrying out aircraft refuelling and ‘into-plane’ aviation fuel sales since January 1, 2008. Gazpromneft-Aero has been a strategic partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in supplying aviation fuel since December 2008. Gazpromneft-Aero is the leader in the Russian aviation fuel market in terms of retail sales volume. In its operations, the company applies technology that ensures compliance with the highest safety standards of fuelling operations: Green.
The quality of aviation fuel sold by Gazpromneft-Aero meets the requirements of Russian and international standards. Direct supplies from Gazprom Neft’s oil refineries make it possible to ensure the required volumes of fuel, as well as to offer airlines maximally suitable pricing conditions.
Japan Airlines Corporation (JAL) is the national flagship carrier of Japan. It is one the largest airlines in Asia and a member of the Oneworld alliance. Based in Tokyo’s Narita Airport (international flights) and Haneda Airport (domestic flights), Japan Airlines performs regular international and domestic flights to 125 destinations worldwide.
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