OREANDA-NEWSGazpromneft-Aero, the operator of the Gazprom Neft aviation fuel business, increased the total volume of foreign refueling by 26% in 2019 to more than 310 thousand tons. In the future, the company intends to increase these volumes to 1 million tons by 2030 and introduce the system mutual settlements in national currencies, Gazprom Neft reported.

"The growth in sales abroad is primarily due to the development of our cooperation with airlines and aviation fuel suppliers in local markets.In 2019, the company also expanded its sales network by 4.8% to 282 airports located in 67 countries of the world. The positive dynamics of sales was ensured by the development of Gazpromneft-Aero in China: sales of jet fuel at China's airports grew 2.5 times and reached over 78 thousand tons.

"To date, China has formed the largest foreign gas station network Gazpromneft-Aero, with 33 airports in the country. Also in 2019, Gazpromneft-Aero has significantly increased the volume of gas stations of Russian and foreign airlines in Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, Thailand, India , Vietnam, South Korea and Malaysia”, the company noted.