Gazprom Neft refuelling volumes at Sheremetyevo airport up ten percent in 1Q 2016

Gazpromneft Aero, operator of the Gazprom Neft aviation fuels business, has seen retail sales of aviation fuels at Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, increase by 10-percent year-on-year in 1Q 2016, to more than 170,000 tonnes — the result of greater supplies for flights operated by Aeroflot, Volga-Dnepr Airlines, Air China and airBaltic , as well as the start of operations with new partners, including Czech Airlines and Vueling. Gazpromneft Aero is now supplying the aircraft of 30 carriers, 17 of which are international.

A dedicated alternative refuelling complex for operations at Sheremetyevo was built by Gazpromneft Aero in 2012 — currently the most cutting-edge and high-technology complex in Russia, awarded the International Aviation Transport Association’s (IATA’s) highest quality rating for aviation refuelling facilities in 2013. The refuelling complex is equipped with a unique water-treatment system. Purification levels are 6 mg per litre vis-à-vis mechanical contamination, and 1 mg per litre in respect of oil products

Vladimir Egorov, CEO, Gazpromneft-Aero, commented: Changes to the structure of the Russian aviation transport market notwithstanding, we have been able to maintain — and, indeed, grow — supply volumes at our key asset — the Sheremetyevo refuelling complex. Thanks to its adherence to the highest quality, service and safety standards, this facility is attracting an ever increasing number of Russian and international carriers. We are committed to further expanding our client base throughout Russia’s most important airports, and to guaranteeing high-quality fuel and services.“

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Gazpromneft Aero is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft. The company has been providing aircraft refuelling services and selling aviation fuel at airports since January 1, 2008. Since December 2008, Gazpromneft Aero has been a strategic partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the field of aviation fuel supply. Gazpromneft-Aero is the leading aviation fuel supplier on the Russian market in terms of its retail sales. In its operations, the company utilizes technologies that classify as “green,” meaning that they meet the highest refuelling operations safety level. The company provides aviation refuelling services at more than 200 airports throughout 60 countries.

The Gazpromneft Aero alternative refuelling facility is part of a wider refuelling complex at Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow. All equipment and technology at the facility is fully automated. Storage facilities include four reservoirs, with a total capacity of approximately 18,000 square metres, a Perrone refuelling point with a 300-metre-per-hour capacity, and more than 20 tankers. The facility also includes a laboratory, fitted with the latest equipment, allowing the physical and chemical properties of fuels to be determined according to Russian (GOST) and international (ASTM) standards. All equipment and technology at the facility is fully automated. The refuelling complex is equipped with a unique water-treatment system. Purification levels are 6 mg per litre vis-à-vis mechanical contamination, and 1 mg per litre in respect of oil products

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