Gazpromneft-Aero starts refueling regular flights of S7 Airlines in Japan. In the network of a corresponding agreement the refueling services are provided to S7 Airlines at Tokyo’s Narita airport. S7 Airlines performs flights to Narita (Tokyo) from Vladivostok and Khabarovsk. Airbus A320 aircraft are operated on these routes, press-service of Gazpromneft-Aero reports.
Gazpromneft-Aero provides refueling services to S7 Airlines in Japan in cooperation with direct fuel supplier - Cosmo Oil (national vertically-integrated oil company, one of Japan’s five largest refinery operators).
In the network of the contract Gazpromneft-Aero will refuel the aircraft operated by S7 Airlines at other largest airports of South-East Asia: Suvarnabhumi in Bangkok and Hong Kong International Airport. The contract assumes seven-fold increase of annual refueling volumes at Gazpromneft'-Aero's network abroad. The total refueling volume will exceed 8000 tons.
«The air transportation market of Asia-Pacific Region grows rapidly. Cooperation with S7 Airlines in the region marks new era in the history of Gazpromneft-Aero and testifies to strengthening of our positions at the global market. Partnership with direct suppliers – leaders of the global fuel supply market – allows us to provide the highest quality of service, timely refueling and observe the principles of formula pricing used at all the airports in Gazpromneft-Aero’s network», – CEO of Gazpromneft-Aero, Vladimir Egorov, said.
Deputy CEO of S7 Airlines on Transport Management and Ground Support, Vyacheslav Pshenitsin, said: «We are glad to expand our cooperation with Gazpromneft-Aero. South-East Asia is one of the key regions in S7 Аirlines network. We have chosen the reliable partner, who made the best offer in terms of refueling services in the network of a tender issued by S7 Airlines».