Gazpromneft-Aero, operator of Gazprom Neft’s aviation refuelling business, has begun refuelling planes for Volga-Dnepr Airlines at Qingdao airport in China, with Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO) becoming the two-hundredth in the company’s international network and the 25th in the People’s Republic of China. “Wing-tip” refuelling at airports throughout China falls under the strategic partnership between Gazprom Neft and the country’s national aviation fuel suppler, China National Aviation Fuel Group Corporation (CNAF).
Thanks to its partnership with leading national aviation refuelling companies, Gazpromneft-Aero is responsible for refuelling 18 Russian and international airlines, throughout 66 countries worldwide. Q1 2019 results show the company increased sales of aviation fuels at international airports by 26 percent, to 88,000 tonnes.
Vladimir Egorov, CEO, Gazpromneft-Aero, commented: “The company’s aviation refuelling business is in active development, and now has the widest geographic coverage of all Russia’s refuelling operators. Gazpromneft-Aero’s long-term strategy envisages the further development of its international sales network, and a five-fold increase in fuel sales abroad by 2030.”Vladimir Egorov CEO, Gazpromneft-Aero
Gazpromneft Aero is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft. The company has been providing aircraft refuelling services and ‘wing-tip’ aviation fuel sales since 1 January 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. The company’s operational activities are fully compliant with the highest safety standards in fuelling operations IATA. ”.