ST PETERSBURG, Russia, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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 selling into-plane aviation fuel since January 1, 2008. Gazpromneft-Aero has been a strategic partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the supply of aviation fuel since December 2008.
Gazpromneft-Aero is the retail sales leader of the Russian aviation fuel market. The company employs technologies that ensure compliance with the highest level of fuelling operations safety: Green.
To date, Gazpromneft-Aero's foreign network spans over 140 airports worldwide.Website: aero.gazprom-neft.ru/en/