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Gazpromneft-Aero starts refuelling flydubai in Russia

Gazpromneft-Aero has started refuelling regular flydubai flights at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport. A cooperation agreement has been signed for a year, for a total supply volume of 3,000 tons. The airline will perform regular flights between Dubai and Moscow on a Boeing 737-800.

For Gazpromneft-Aero, flydubai is the fourth airline from the Gulf States refuelled by the company in the Moscow aviation hub. Fuel is also supplied to Domodedovo Airport for regular Emirates flights on the largest passenger liner in the world — the Airbus A-380. In 2014, Gazpromneft-Aero also started cooperating with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

Vladimir Egorov, CEO, Gazpromneft-Aero:

“For us, cooperation with flydubai is yet another confirmation of the fact that the quality of fuel and service provided by Gazpromneft-Aero complies with the highest global standards. We plan to continue developing partnerships with airlines from Southeast Asia and the Gulf States and strengthen our leadership at the Russian jet fuel supply market.”

Notes for editors

Gazpromneft-Aero is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft. The company has been in the business of aircraft refueling and “in-wing” aviation fuel sales 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 supplies. Gazpromneft-Aero is the leader on the aviation fuel market in Russia in terms of retail sales. The company uses technologies in its operations that ensure compliance with the highest IATA fuel operations safety levels: Green.

The flydubai airline was founded by the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2009 and is based at the international airport of Dubai.

The airline’s route network includes almost 80 destinations worldwide, including countries in the Middle East, the Indian peninsula, Africa and Eastern Europe. The company performs regular flights to a number of Russian cities: Volgograd, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Samara and Ufa.

The flydubai fleet includes 30 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft.

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