Gazpromneft-Aero has renewed its long-term fuel supply agreement with Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) Marketing to refuel ENOC’s partner airlines at Russian international airports.
Under the terms of the two-year agreement, Gazpromneft-Aero will supply more than 5,000t of jet fuel for the airlines’ regular flights.
Gazpromneft-Aero chief executive officer Vladimir Egorov said: "Gazpromneft-Aero is interested in developing partnerships with domestic jet fuel suppliers in countries with significant tourist inflow.
"In partnership with ENOC, we have developed a highly convenient and efficient fuelling service for both Russian and international airlines in the airports where we operate.
"The renewal of our agreement with ENOC reaffirms our partner’s confidence in our service and strengthens the position of Gazpromneft-Aero in the global aviation fuel supply market."
The original cooperation agreement was signed by Gazpromneft-Aero and ENOC in 2013.
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The deal provides fuel for Gazpromneft-Aero’s Russian customers in UAE airports, as well as ENOC customers in Gazpromneft-Aero-operated airports in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Zaid Alqufaidi, Managing Director, ENOC Marketing, said: "ENOC is proud of its partnership with Gazpromneft-Aero. We are happy to observe that the partnership which originally started in 2013 has matured and is truly realizing the envisaged value, benefit for both organizations in the international market."
Since 1 January 2008, Gazpromneft-Aero has supplied ‘into the wing’ aviation-fuel, as well as carried out fuelling services for aircraft.
The company has been a strategic partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the field of aviation fuel supply since December 2008.
ENOC is known to be the largest supplier of jet fuel across international airports in the UAE.
Image: Under the renewed agreement, ENOC’s partner airlines will be refuelled with over 5,000t of jet fuel every year.