ST PETERSBURG, Russia, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Gazpromneft-Aero currently supplies aviation fuel for Air India flights on the Delhi-Moscow route conducted on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft four times a week.
The quality of the aviation fuel supplied by Gazpromneft-Aero, and also the company's service comply with the Russian and international standards. The fuel is supplied directly from Gazprom Neft oil refineries.
Gazpromneft-Aero General Director Vladimir Yegorov stated: "The signing of a long-term cooperation agreement with another airline in the Star Alliance is for us the latest consecutive step towards strengthening Gazpromneft-Aero positions on the international market. Today the quality of the company's services complies in full with modern international standards, which allows us to offer our clients a service of equally high quality in any airport where we operate."
Based on the results of 2013, Gazpromneft-Aero has confirmed its status as the leader on the Russian aviation fuel market in terms of retail sales volume. The total volume of the company's aviation fuel sales amounted to 3.4 million tons, of which more than 2.2 million tons were fuelled "in-wing" - up 16% from 2012. The company also has the largest distribution network in the Russian market, which includes 37 fueling complexes.
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.