Moscow, February 5 - Neftegaz.RU. According to the agreement, Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation-fuel business operator of Gazprom Neft, will be supplying the airline's flights with aviation fuel at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
Gazprom Neft has become the 1st Russian oil company to refuel Aeroflot's regular flights in China. The volume of refueling will amount approximately to 20,000 tons of jet fuel per year.
Gazpromneft-Aero has already carried out wing-tip refueling of Russian and international airlines in 22 of the largest airports in China. The company operates in accordance with the agreement reached with the China National Aviation Fuel Group Corporation (CNAF) on network jet fuel supply.
Gazpromneft-Aero has increased the volume of retail sales of jet fuel in China by 70% through CNAF’s infrastructure, which grew to 21,000 tons by the end of 2018. Gazpromneft-Aero’s strategy is to further expand its international airport network, which will guarantee air carriers timely refueling and the highest level of service.
«The total volume of our international sales to Aeroflot reached more than 90,000 tons of jet fuel. We expect this new agreement with our strategic partner to double the volume of sales in China by the end of 2019. Thanks to our cooperation with CNAF, we have formed our largest international distribution network in China», commented Vladimir Egorov, CEO of Gazpromneft-Aero.
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